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September 3, 1898


JAMA. 1898;XXXI(10):553. doi:10.1001/jama.1898.02450100063030

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A PRACTICAL ADJUSTABLE NOSE GUARD.  BY ALBERT B. HALE, M.D.CHICAGO, ILL,It sometimes falls to the lot of the practicing opthalmologist to furnish eyeglasses as well as the prescription for the lenses. In such cases I have seen no advantage in keeping a large jeweler's stock of frames and nose-pieces, and I have tried to content myself with one pattern of simple nose guard, which could be ordered or fitted in the office, to suit nearly any nose and purpose required. This device has been manufactured at my suggestion by Edw. Allen and Co., opticians, of Chicago; it fully warrants the term "adjustable," being so constructed that it may be adapted to the positions met by different styles of nose-pieces. The cuts show the adjustments: No. 1 is a face view showing how the guard has a lateral movement; No. 2 is a side view with its forward and

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