—Dec. 5, 1902, V. W., a girl aged 14, was referred from the nervous to the eye clinic, Boston City Hospital, with the statement that she suffered from hysteria and complained of seeing double with left eye. The vision of each eye was found to be 20/50, and diplopia was found in nasal field of left eye. No paresis or paralysis of external eye muscle or muscles was noted.
—December 10, Lomatropin was used for the purpose of testing refraction. With glass correction of—.75 sph. =—.50 cyl. axis 180 over each eye, she was reported to me as seeing 20/20—The diplopia in left nasal field existed to same degree with and without such glass correction.December 17: The diplopia had extended to nasal fields of both eyes. At that time the Maddox rod cut candle flame in vertical and horizontal meridians.December 28: She alleged diplopia
BOSSIDY JC. A CASE OF UNIOCULAR POLYOPIA, EXISTING IN BOTH EYES. JAMA. 1912;LIX(12):1030–1032. doi:10.1001/jama.1912.04270090274048
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