FIRST LECTURE—ANOMALIES OF REFRACTION.
It has of late years become more and more generally understood that certain affections of the eye have a far reaching effect upon the nervous system, and are a prolific source of nervous disorders. The clinical evidence now in our possession is so abundant and strong that this causative relation between the eye and certain neuroses can no longer be treated as a mere theory, but must be accepted as a positive fact. As the clear understanding of this relation is of the greatest consequence in the successful management of numerous nervous complaints you are called upon every day to relieve, I thought in looking for a practical subject for these lectures I could not choose any that would interest you as much as the "Ocular Affections which Constitute a Frequent Source of Headache, Vertigo, Nausea, and other Nervous Disorders."
For this purpose I have arranged