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August 25, 1900


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JAMA. 1900;XXXV(8):474-476. doi:10.1001/jama.1900.24620340010001c

All ophthalmic surgeons have been more or less disappointed in the results obtained from the various operations now in vogue for this deformity. The fact that so many operations have been devised for its correction speaks for the failure of the various methods. Having had unusual opportunities for putting the accepted methods to a test and noting the difficulties and many failures ordinarily experienced, I have for the last eight years followed a method which has been more uniformly successful in my hands than any other.

I shall not attempt to describe the various operations which might be called the standard methods; that would be too tedious to a body of gentlemen who have had such varied experiences as the majority of the members. This operation, which has given me such good results, has been developed on lines laid down by De Wecker, Grandclement and Panas. It appeals to me

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