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August 1932

Cirurgia Ocular.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1932;8(2):313. doi:10.1001/archopht.1932.00820150165025

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After a preface by Gabriel de Andrade, of Rio de Janeiro, Dr. Mattos described (in Portuguese) the results of ten years of specialized surgery.

A description of his up-to-date ophthalmic operating room is given, with illustrations of the usual appliances.

Then the following conditions are taken up in turn, with an outline of the preparation of the patient, the operative procedure, the indications and the results, and many illustrations : senile cataract, soft cataract, leukoma of the cornea, cyst of the iris, ocular cysticercus, glaucoma— acute (Graefe iridectomy) and chronic (Lagrange)—epibulbar tumors, pterygium, tumors of the optic nerve, trachoma, entropion and trichiasis, cicatricial obliteration of the orbit, lacrimal surgery, discission and intra-ocular foreign bodies.

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