MINUTES OF THE PROCEEDINGSN TWENTY-FIFTH ANNUAL MEETING. PEQUOT HOUSE, NEW LONDON, July 17, i889.
The Twenty-fifth Annual Meeting of the Society was called to order at 10 A. M. by the President, Dr. WILLIAM F. NORRIS, who announced the following committees:
Committee on Bulletin -Drs. J. A. ANDREWS and C. A. OLIVER.
Committee on Membershi- Drs. JOHN GREEN, ARTHUR MATHEWSON, SAMUEL THEOBALD, W. H. CARMALT, and C. S. BULL. Auditing Committee -Dr. E. GRUENING. The Treasurer's Report was read and referred to the Auditing Committee, and subsequently accepted and ordered to be placed on file. Voted, -That the assessment for i889-i890 be $5.00. Drs. J. B. Shapleigh of St. Louis, C. M. Culver of Albany, and E. Friedenberg of New York, were invited to attend the meetings of the Society at this session and take part in the
discussion. The question of admitting two papers which had been read before other societies was discussed, and being left to the President to decide, the papers were admitted. The Committee on Bulletin reported, and the following papers were read:
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i. "An Analysis of ninety cases of simple Chronic Glaucoma, with special reference to the effects of iridectomy upon the acuity of vision and the visual field," by Dr. C. S. Bull. Discussed by Dr. Knapp. 2. " Iridectomy in Glaucoma," by Dr. Gruening. Discussed by Drs. Richey, Knapp, Bull, Theobald, Randall, Risley, Wadsworth, Lippincott, Hansell, Gruening, H. D. Noyes, Seely, Theobald, Matthewson, St. John, and Williams.. 3. " Curetting of the Cornea in cases of Trachomatous Pannus," by Dr. Gruening. Discussed by Dr. St. John. 4. "Corneal Abscess," by Dr. Hansell. 5. "Observations on Malarial Keratitis," by Dr. Kipp. Discussed by Drs. H. D. Noyes, Sutphen, Green, Gruening, Theobald, Williams, Knapp, Kipp, and Miller. 6. " Irrigation of the Anterior Chamber," by Dr. Lippincott. Discussed by Dr. Gruening. 7. " Contribution to the management of initial Myopia Acquisita," by Dr. S. 0. Richey. 8. " Exhibition of a spectacle frame," by Dr. Noyes. Discussed by Dr. Theobald. 9. "Suppurative Panophthalmitis," by Dr. H. D. Noyes. Discussed by Drs. Kipp, Williams, and Knapp. Dr. Webster showed two sword-fishes' eyes.
Adjourned at 2 P. M. to meet at 4 o'clock. Meeting called to order at 4 P. M. The Auditing Committee reported the Treasurer's accounts to be correct and properly vouched for, and the report was accepted and ordered to be placed on file.
The reading of papers was then resumed. IO. "Treatment of Caries and Necrosis of the Orbit," by Dr. Knapp. I i. " Multiple Cysts of the Iris in both Eyes," by Dr. H. W. Williams.
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I2. "Case of Sarcoma of the Optic Nerve," by Dr. T. Y. Sutphen. I3. " Extensive Vascular Growth in the Vitreous," by Dr. Harlan. 14. " Two cases of extraction of bits of Steel from Vitreous by Magnet," by Dr. Wadsworth. I5. "Two cases of Corneal Transplantation," by Dr. Tans. ley. Discussed by Drs. Fox and Pomeroy. i6. "An Analysis of some of the ocular conditions in the so-called General Paresis of the Insane," by Dr. Oliver. 17. "Case of Hysterical Blindness of ten years' duration occurring in a Male Subject," by Dr. Harlan. Discussed by Drs. Webster and St. John. I8. "Case of Hemianopsia with peculiar Cerebral Symptoms," by Dr. St. John. I9. '"Case of double purulent Choroiditis," by Dr. Sutphen. Discussed by Drs. Knapp and H. D. Noyes. 20. "Notes on simple tests of the Ocular Muscles," by Dr.
Adjourned at 6 P. M. to meet at 8.30 o'clock. Meeting called to order at 8.30 P. M.
Executive Session. Dr. Green reported for the Committee on Admissions, that the following gentlemen were recommended for election to the Society: Dr. CARL KOLLER, Dr. B. A. REEVE, Dr. DAVID HARROWER, Dr. GEO. E. DE SCHWEINITZ. Upon ballot, all of the above-named gentlemen were elected members of the Society. The Committee on Membership made the following nominations: For President- Dr. HASKET DERBY. For Vice-President- Dr. GEORGE C. HARLAN. For Corresponding Secretary - Dr. J. S. PROUT.
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For Recording Secretary - Dr. S. B. ST. JOHN. For Publishing Committee- Drs. D. B. ST. JOHN ROOSA, W. S. DENNETr, and the Secretary (ex officio).
The above officers were unanimously elected. The Committee recommended as the place of the next Annual Meeting, The Hotel Kaaterskill, and it was so voted.
Adjourned to 9 A. M.
Meeting called to order by President at 9.45 A. M. The reading of papers was resumed. 21. "Contribution to subject of Tumors of the Orbit and neighboring Cavities," by Dr. C. S. Bull. Discussed by Drs. Knapp, Mittendorf, Randall, Reeve, and Risley. 22. "Case of Double Choked Disk with Intra-cranial Tumor, with Autopsy," by Dr. Bull. Discussed by Dr. Knapp. 23. " Case of Spastic Torticollis cured by Tenotomy of SupRectus," by Dr. Wadsworth. Discussed by Drs. Risley, Wadsworth, and Randall. 24. "Partial Tenotomies in cases of Neurasthenia with insufficiency of the Ocular Muscles." Discussed by Drs. Risley, Harlan, Theobald, Jackson, Wadsworth, Harlan, and Standish. 25. "Notes of some vagaries of Accommodation," by Dr. . Coggin. 26. "Effect on Accommodation of Patient's Eyes during Ophthalmoscopic Examination caused by looking into a mirror set obliquely in the room," by Dr. Holt. 27. "Paralysis of Sphincter Iridis of one eye without affection of accommodation, lasting several months, and following instillation of Homatropine in both eyes," by Dr. Wadsworth. Discussed by Drs. Theobald, Risley, Seely, St. John, Wadsworth, and Holt. 28. " Geometrical constructions illustrating certain cases of Oblique Pencils refracted at Cylindrical or Spherical Surfaces," (by title) Dr. J. Green.
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29. "On some of the Stereoscopic Illusions evoked by unequal glasses placed before the two eyes," by Dr. Green. Discussed by Drs. Wadsworth, Lippincott, and Jackson. 30. "The employment of Oleate of Veratria to facilitate the determination of errors of refraction," by Dr. Theobald. Discussed by Drs. Mittendorf, Armalt, Randall, and Standish. 3 '. "Exhibition of Revolving Prisms," by Dr. Risley. 32. "The Inefficiency of Hydrobromate of Homatropine in controlling the accommodation of the eye for the purpose of fitting glasses," by Dr. Holt. Discussed by Drs. Jackson, Gruening, and Randall. 33. " Ametropia as determined under tomplete Mydriasis," by Dr. Jackson. Discussed by Drs. Dennett and Callan. 34. "Accuracy in the Prescription of Prisms," by Dr. Jackson. 35. "A new unit of angular measurement suggested for Prismatic Glasses," by Dr. Dennett. Discussed by Dr. Dennett. 36. "Exhibition of Periscopic Cylindrical and Sphero-cylindrical Glasses," -by Dr. Harlan. 37. "Case of Amblyopia," (by title) Dr. Mittendorf. The records of the meeting were read and adopted.
Adjourned at I P. M.
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Members present at the Twenty-fifth Annual Meeting: Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr.
Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr.
WILLIAM T. BACON, CHARLES S. BULL,
PETER A. CALLAN, F. P. CAPRON, W. H. CARMALT, D. C. COCKS, DAVID COGGIN, GEORGE R. CUTTER, W.
Dr. J. B. EMERSON Dr. L. WEBSTER Fox, Dr.
B. E. FRYER, JOHN GREEN, EMIL GRUENING,
Dr. H. F. HANSELL, Dr. GEORGE C. HARLAN, Dr. GUSTAVUS HAY, Dr. E. E. HOLT,
Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr.
CHARLES J. KIPP, H. KNAPP, J. A. LIPPINCOTT, ARTHUR MATHEWSON,
Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr. Dr.
MYLES STANDISH, SAMUEL B. ST. JOHN, T. Y. SUTPHEN, J. OSCROFT TANSLEY,
LEWIS H. TAYLOR,
H. G. MILLER,
W. F. MITTENDORF, WILLIAM F. NORRIS,
HENRY D. NOYES, J. F. NOYES, CHARLES A. OLIVER, HENRY S. OPPENHEIMER, 0.
D. POMEROY, S.
PROUT, J. B. ALEXANDER RANDALL,
STEPHEN 0. RICHEY, SAMUEL D. RISLEY, JOHN D. RUSHMORE, W. W.
Dr. SAMUEL THEOBALD, Dr. J. J. Dr. 0. F. WADSWORTH, Dr. DAVID WEBSTER, Dr. HENRY W. WILLIAMS, Dr. F. M. WILSON. B.
S. F. MCFARLAND,
Present by invitation: Dr. J. B. SHAPLEIGH, Dr. C. M. CULVER, Dr. A. FRIEDENBERG.
S. B. ST. JOHN, SECRETARY.