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November 1935

Proceedings of the All-India Ophthalmological Society.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1935;14(5):868-869. doi:10.1001/archopht.1935.00840110182016

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This is the third in the series of reports covering the deliberations of the All-India Ophthalmological Society. As was the case with preceding meetings, the contributions are largely clinical in type. The first paper (by Kirwan) deals with epidemic superficial punctate keratitis and is based on a series of 1,512 cases. The disease begins with the sensation of a foreign body in the eye, and the characteristic corneal lesions do not appear until a few days later. The complications include corneal opacities, interstitial keratitis, anterior uveitis and occasionally descemetitis. The etiology is undetermined as yet. Treatment is the same as for any keratitis, and scraping of the epithelium often hastens recovery. Prof. A. Fuchs read his paper on "The Surgery of Iridocyclitis," which has already appeared in this journal (Arch. Ophth. 17:591, [April] 1934). Trachoma and its complications naturally occupy much of the attention of the

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