B Hopkisson

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Targets comprising a horizontal black line 5' thick offset by 1' were printed on strips to stick to the drums of the Catford Visual Acuity Apparatus. The 'vernier' targets so produced corresponded to the different sizes of Snellen letters from 6/6 to 2/60 when presented at 50 cm. Twenty-five children between the ages of 3 and 12 years with known amblyopia(More)
One hundred normal babies were refracted by two observers in a double-masked study within 24 hours of delivery and 30 minutes after instillation of 1% cyclopentolate. The procedure was repeated at 6 weeks, 3 months, 6 months and 1 year. At birth agreement between the two refractionists to within 1 dioptre spherical equivalent was 82%, rising to 94% at 1(More)
Ethmoidal sinuses intervening between the lacrimal sac and the nose can cause confusion when performing a dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR). This study aimed to assess the frequency of entry into ethmoidal sinuses when performing a DCR and to identify any helpful distinguishing features, at surgery, between the ethmoidal and nasal spaces. Ethmoidal sinuses were(More)
AIMS To describe a method of securing indwelling O'Donohughe's lacrimal tubes in dacryocystorhinostomy using two 3-4 mm Watski sleeves. METHODS The operative technique used to secure the sleeves into position on the lacrimal tubes is described. Forty seven procedures with a follow up ranging from 3 to 30 months (mean 10 months) are reviewed. RESULTS The(More)
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