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October 4, 1902


JAMA. 1902;XXXIX(14):825-828. doi:10.1001/jama.1902.52480400019001f

In considering briefly the subject of the "Treatment of Uveitis," the author wishes first of all to disclaim, as he did several months ago to our distinguished chairman, any intention of offering anything new or original in the therapeutics of this condition. In the limits of a paper like the present one we will have to content ourselves often with very brief references to some methods of treatment, while to others no allusion at all can be made.

After having tried various remedial agents suggested at different times by numerous observers, and too often, alas, with indifferent or no success, I must confess that I am becoming less and less inclined to use with any degree of confidence the many new drugs of whose curative powers we read such marvelous accounts. In many instances I do feel it my duty to give them a trial on some of our clinical