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December 1930

News and Notes

Arch Ophthalmol. 1930;4(6):939-940. doi:10.1001/archopht.1930.00810140151009

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Prof. Emile de Grosz, on October 20, delivered a lecture at the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute of the Johns Hopkins University on the "Operative Treatment of Glaucoma." He presented statistics from the enormous operative material of his clinic at Budapest as to the character of the glaucoma observed and the treatment employed. The outstanding feature in which his data differed from common experience in this country was in the high percentage of congestive types of glaucoma seen, amounting to 80 per cent of the total cases studied. In harmony with most of the continental ophthalmologists, he used the trephine operation in the majority of his cases until ten years ago. On account of late infections, trephining was then abandoned in favor of cyclodialysis and the Lagrange operation for most of his patients.

Miss Ida Mann, during the last week of October at the Wilmer Institute, gave a course of

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