Inflammation of the Cornea. Corneitis.
Symptoms. The cornea is rough, red, opaque, and generally prominent. There is some pain and inability to bear light, but not, great. The pulse is frequent, and the skin dry.
Treatment. If the inflammation be acute, use heat, purgatives and tincture of veratrum. Apply fomentations and smear belladonna ointment on the eyebrows.
For the chronic form give quinine and other bitters. The wine of opium, and the diluted nitrate of mercury ointment, must be applied to the lids, or cocaine.
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