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November 9, 1895

PRACTICAL POINTS GAINED IN THE TREATMENT OF ONE THOUSAND CASES OF INSUFFICIENCIES OF THE OCULAR MUSCLES.

Author Affiliations

Late Clinical Assistant Royal London Ophthalmic Hospital; Ophthalmic Surgeon Harrisburg Hospital; Children's Industrial Home and Home of the Friendless. HARRISBURG, PA.

JAMA. 1895;XXV(19):785-786. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430450001001

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Abstract

As the title suggests, my paper is entirely on practical points gleaned from a rather extensive experience in the correction of errors of refraction. I examine the ocular muscles of every case that I refract and when any muscular insufficiency is discovered, a record of it is made. The subject of heterophoria or insufficiencies of the ocular muscles has become one of such vast importance that I hesitated for sometime, wondering whether I had sufficient experience with a large enough number of cases to justify me in expressing an intelligent opinion. In looking over my case-book I find a record of about a thousand cases, of which I kept rather accurate notes, and I think the results obtained will support the views I entertain upon this subject. After all, it is following up one's cases and watching the results for several years afterward that gives us the experience worth placing

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