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December 21, 1895


JAMA. 1895;XXV(25):1107-1108. doi:10.1001/jama.1895.02430510043018

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Chicago Ophthalmological and Otological Society.  —Regular meeting, held Nov. 12, 1895, at 155 Dearborn Street, F. C. Hotz, M.D., in the Chair.There were twenty-two members and visitors in attendance.Minutes of the last meeting were read and approved.The Secretary read the applications of Drs. E. T. Dickermann, of Chicago, and C. M. Robertson,of Davenport,Iowa.The applications were referred to the Committee on Membership.Dr. Hale showed a young man of 19, whose vision had always been bad. O. S., v. c.— 20=3-200, v. being eccentric. O. D., v. c.— 20=5-20. There were well-marked choroidal changes in both eyes, central in O. S.Dr. Hale wished to know if the members were in favor of removing the lenses in such a case?Dr. Tilley thought that, in general, such an operation would be justifiable.Dr. Coleman had a case where he needled the lens, which was slightly cataractous. Before

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