Ophthalmic Review, Volume 6

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Sherratt & Hughes., 1887 - Ophthalmology

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Page 50 - In the case of a candidate said to have been cured of strabismus by operation, but without restoration of binocular vision, if, with correcting glasses, the vision reach the above standard (i), and if the movement of each eye be good, the candidate may be passed The same rule applies to the case of unequal ametropia without binocular vision, both eyes having full acuteness of vision with glasses and good movement.
Page 51 - D ; the acuteness of vision in one eye, when corrected being equal to £, and in the other eye£, together with normal range of accommodation with the correcting glasses, there being no evidence of progressive disease in the choroid or retina. 3. A candidate having total hypermetropia not exceeding 4 D is not disqualified, provided the sight in one eye (when under the...
Page 51 - In such a case the better eye must be emmetropic. Defects of vision arising from pathological or other changes in the deeper structures of either eye, which are not referred to in the above rules, may exclude a candidate for admission into the service. 6. A candidate is disqualified if he be unable to distinguish the principal colours (achromatopsia).
Page 79 - ... clouded the view of our best observers, and an unexampled field is won for the healing art, from which even already, after a few brief years, have been reaped most admirable fruits.
Page 84 - I consent; you are many, and among you are clever people. I am but a single man. You assert that I singly have been of service to many of you, and that many places teem with sculptors who have decked the temples with divine statues, which, without the tools that I have given you, would have been very imperfectly fashioned. I must believe you, as I have never chiseled marble, and I accept thankfully what you award to me, but I myself would have given my vote to Praxiteles or Paionios.
Page 53 - D lens, or some lower power. 2. A candidate is disqualified by any imperfection of his colour sense. 3. Strabismus, or any defective action of the exterior muscles of the eyeball, disqualifies a candidate for this branch of service.
Page 50 - ... in the other ; there being no morbid changes in the fundus of either eye. 2. Cases of myopia, however, with a posterior staphyloma, may be admitted into the Service, provided the .ametropia in either eye does not exceed 2-5 D, and no active morbid changes of choroid or retina be...
Page 84 - But the smith can only answer him, "But I could not have done it even with my chisels, whereas you, without my chisels, could at least have moulded your wonderful works in clay ; therefore I must decline the honour and glory, if I will remain an honourable man." But now Phidias is taken away, and there remain his friends and pupils — Praxiteles, Paionios, and others. They all use the chisel of the smith. The world is filled with their work and their fame. They determine to honour the memory of...
Page 83 - That very thing is so easy for them that they can hardly understand why others cannot do it. But there is always associated with high endowments a correspondingly great sensitiveness for the defects of one's own work. Thus, says Phidias to the smith, "Without your aid I could have done nothing of that ; the honour and glory belong to you.
Page 52 - Strabismus, or any defective action of the exterior muscles of the eyeball, disqualifies a candidate for this branch ot service. SPECIAL DUTY. Candidates for special duty under Government must possess such an amount of acuteness of vision as will, without hindrance, enable them to perform the work of their office for the period their appointment may last. In all cases of imperfection of colour sense a note will be made on the candidate's paper.

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