Image from page 117 of "The commoner diseases of the eye : how to detect and how to treat them" (1904)
Subjects: Eye -- Diseases and defects
Publisher: Chicago : G.P. Engelhard & Company
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Vertical Section Through a Chalazion of the UpperLid. (Fuchs.) a stye in that it develops in the lid proper andnot along its margin. Treatment.—The contents of the tumorshould be evacuated, preferably from the con-junctival surface of the lid. The parts shouldfirst be anesthetized by means of: 112 COMMONER DISEASES OF THE EYE Holocain hydrdbrom gr. 4 Cocain hydrochlorate gr. 18 Ac. boric gr. 10 Aq. dest. q. s. ad oz. 1 A ring forceps is applied, with the ring bladeover the chalazion, to control the lid and at the a
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Beers Kr.ife[nstruments for the Removal of Chalazion.same time to render the operation-field bloodless.The lid is then everted, and a crucial incisionmade with a Beers or Graefe knife, involvingthe whole breadth of the tumor. The cyst con-tents are then evacuated by means of a smallscoop or curette. This will effectually preventits return. The patient should always be warnedthat after such an operation the removal of tincysl contents leaves a vacuum that is tilled witha blood clot and the tumor appears as large asor larger than ever. In a few days, however,absorption begins and the tumor gradually dis-appears. Massage subsequently applied to the COMMONER DISEASES OF THE EYELIDS 113 lid for two minutes every two or three hoursover the situation of the tumor will materiallyhasten absorption of its contents. In the firststages, and especially where the tumor is small,massage with mercurial ointments several times
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