D J Pierse

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Patients have been very satisfied with these lenses (78% wearing at the end of six months), not the least those with reduced function of the macula. The problems of infection have been discussed, and apart from improvement in lens materials patient selection is of paramount importance. The problem of deposits is presented, but theri elimination will depend(More)
Mandibular fractures are common in oral and maxillofacial departments in the UK. The aim of this study was to find out the national practice in preoperative and postoperative radiographic investigations for fractured mandibles and to audit their diagnostic capacity, including specificity and sensitivity to short-term complications. The audit took place over(More)
Acute keratoconus is the term applied to the sudden development of a gross degree of corneal oedema in a patient with a pre-existing keratoconus. This rare condition was probably first described by Terrien (I906). An association between mongolism and acute keratoconus has recently been observed, the first two cases having been reported by Hoffmann (I956).(More)
Ectopic salivary gland inclusions in the mandible are a rare phenomenon. Classically as described by Stafne they have been found in the posterior mandibular region. Cases affecting the anterior mandible are even more unusual. We report a case of ectopic salivary gland tissue in the anterior mandible. In our discussion we emphasise the need for a thorough(More)
The anterior chamber of the human eye is a space bounded in front by the cornea and behind by the iris and lens. It is normally occupied by aqueous humour, approximately 025 ml. in volume with a viscosity of 1-02 to 1-04 and an albumin: globulin ratio of 1:1. Aqueous humour is produced by the ciliary body, passes through the pupil, and all but a very small(More)
  • D J Pierse
  • The British journal of ophthalmology
  • 1959
ALTHOUGH it has been recognized for a considerable time that operation on a strabismus co-existing with nystagmus may have a beneficial effect on the nystagmus, it does not appear to have been until 1953 that work was published relating to operation on cases of nystagmus with the direct intention of improving this condition. Then, from three different(More)