The Ophthalmic Review, Volume 19

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Manchester, Sherratt & Hughes., 1900 - Ophthalmology

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Page 288 - as to the part played by the retina, which is supported by numerous experiments, is that light acting upon the retina liberates the visual purple from the rods and a photograph is formed, the cones conveying the impression of the photograph to the brain.
Page 340 - followed immediately by free bleeding into the vitreous, and as this cleared up by various and mixed appearances of choroidal rupture, choroido-retinal exudation, and changes at the disc without softening or shrinking of the globe or any signs from beginning to end that the sclerotic was ruptured or cut through.
Page 252 - gauze, which has served its purpose of checking entirely the haemorrhage and keeping for the time being the cavity bulged out as it was when occupied by the globe, and therefore has facilitated the advancement of the tendons, is now removed, and the edges of the conjunctiva and capsule of Tenon are united with interrupted sutures. Primarily the movement of the conjunctival bed is certainly
Page 252 - sphere would be placed in the operation of implantation. Each reclus tendon is now drawn forward to the edge of the cut conjunctiva and securely fastened with the ends of the same suture which had originally secured the tendon and which have been left long. That is to say, the tendon is brought forward precisely as it would be in the operation of advancement. The wad of
Page 287 - centre is smaller, fewer points of difference will be seen. The phenomena of contrast are explained on the view that colour, being a point of difference, this becomes more marked on comparison.
Page 293 - First, the posterior portion of the chiasma is compressed by the pituitary body. Following this, the posterior and middle portions of the chiasma are flattened and forced upward, and thus separated from the anterior portion which is protected by the bone beneath it. Later, with this tilting upward of the
Page 280 - nutrition disturbances leading to atrophy or relaxation of the same ; that it may result from traumatic rupture of the check ligaments or the orbital attachment of the fascia, or especially liable would it be to follow rupture of the posterior investing sheath of the eyeball. Finally, as the check ligaments are highly elastic and the whole orbital fascia is
Page 289 - when their visual purple has been absolutely bleached, as it may be by prolonged exposure of the eyes to strong light.
Page 281 - referred to a case of traumatic enophthalmos he had described five years ago, which seemed best explained by the hypothesis that retraction of the eye may be caused by lesion of the sympathetic. In addition to the clinical cases which have been advanced to support this hypothesis, it is further established by experiments upon
Page 73 - mind, lies not only in the fact that it directs attention to the farreaching consequences of ocular spasm, but also that it indicates the advantage that may be obtained for purposes of diagnosis by the minute analysis of those subjective sensations of the patient which are very often dismissed as being unimportant or misleading.

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