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Dr. Louis Alexander Dugas, M.D., LL.D. (1806-1884), held the chair of surgery at the Medical College of Augusta (the present University of Georgia School of Medicine) from 1855 to 1882, was dean for a period of twenty years and editor of the Southern Medical and Surgical Journal from 1851 to 1858. Eponymously he is remembered for his famous sign indicative of dislocation of the shoulder joint. During his professional career he published approximately one hundred articles which are a credit to his surgical versatility and the wide range of his medical knowledge. The paper which follows is one of several Dugas manuscripts which have recently come to light.
A SIMPLE PROCESS BY WHICH MOTES AND OTHER FOREIGN BODIES MAY BE REMOVED FROM THE EYE
By Louis A. Dugas
Read before the Augusta Library and Medical Society December 15, 1876
The removal of motes or fragments of foreign bodies from
Mettler CC. DUGAS ON THE REMOVAL OF FOREIGN BODIES FROM THE EYE. Arch Ophthalmol. 1937;18(6):998–999. doi:10.1001/archopht.1937.00850120132013
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