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November 9, 1901


Author Affiliations

Professor of Diseases of the Eye in the New York Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital; Assistant Surgeon in the Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital, Etc. NEW YORK CITY.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(19):1242-1251. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.62470450022001e


Non-Operative Treatment.  —In February, 1900, I reported results of treatment in private practice of 40 cases of convergent strabismus by the non-operative method. In these 40 cases 25 per cent, were cured; that is, secured parallelism, and single binocular vision was obtained in 7.5 per cent, of the cases. While in hospital practice, in 262 cases, where glasses alone were tried, and these not faithfully, only about 5 per cent. of the cases were cured.Since February, 1900, I have given special attention to the non-operative method of treatment of squint in private practice and at the clinic of Drs. Lewis and Van Fleet, at the Manhattan Eye and Ear Hospital, where all of the squint cases, through the courtesy of Drs. Van Fleet and Lewis, came under my personal care. I have also, during that period, been performing Panas' operation, when any operation was necessary, in my private