Progress of Medical Science

1863 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
from some experiments on this newly itntrodtuced agent, finds that the local application of the Calabar bean to the eye induces,-I. A condition of short-sigbtedness. That this is present, and the cause of the indistinctness of distant vision cainnot be doubted, as it is relieved by the use of concave glasses. The fIact that objects appear larger and nearer thian natural may be attribuited to the induced myopia. 2. It occasions contraction of the pupil, and sympathetically
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