The Determination of the Necessity for Wearing Glasses

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Davis, 1887 - Eye - 73 pages
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Page 71 - While the correction of errors of refraction and accomodadation, and the unburdening of overloaded ocular muscles, will do much to alleviate the asperities of human existence, these things are not as yet a panacea even for neuroses, much less for inflammatory diseases. In our hopes for cure in employing these methods, we still require to avoid skepticism on the one hand and excessive confidence on the other.
Page 70 - I seen great benefit," says he, " in the correction of trifling errors of refraction in neurotic hysterical subjects, nor in the weakness of some of the muscles, so often seen as one of the early symptoms of loco motor ataxia.
Page 71 - ... are all the factors in a given case of disease. That there are often many, and seldom one alone, is scarcely to be denied. A narrow specialism will never find any comfort in the study of the woes of the human body. The various causes of disease are too complex and concealed in very many, if -not in the majority, of cases to be found in the abnormal condition or action of one organ. While the correction of errors of refraction and accommodation, and the unburdening of overloaded ocular muscles,...

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