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August 1939

MECHANICS OF PROLAPSE OF THE IRIS IN CATARACT OPERATIONSCLINICAL OBSERVATIONS AND A METHOD OF PREVENTION

Arch Ophthalmol. 1939;22(2):171-176. doi:10.1001/archopht.1939.00860080015001
Abstract

It was my privilege to work with Sir Henry Holland in his ophthalmic clinic at Shikarpur, Sind, India, during the 1934 season. Several articles have been written about this unique clinic ; therefore, it is unnecessary to describe it here. I should, however, like to pay tribute to Sir Henry Holland and his remarkable success at Shikarpur. Working far from other Europeans, and almost without facilities as they are known to the present day ophthalmologist, he and his fellow workers have developed one of the largest surgical ophthalmic clinics in the world. Such individual accomplishment is given to few men. To use his own words, "although poor in money I have been rich in opportunities." Others may add that he has used the "rich opportunities" uncommonly well. The honor of knighthood which was bestowed on him a few years ago was well deserved.

At Shikarpur there was an unusual opportunity to

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