For this reason it is used to remove corneal opacities, deafness due to thickening of the membrane, stricture of the oesophagus and hypertrophy of the pylorus, it has also been successful in the treatment of adhesive parametritis.
When, towards the end of his student-days in Berlin, he was acting as clinical assistant in the eye department of the Berlin Hospital, he noticed that in keratitis and corneal wounds healing took place without the appearance of plastic exudation.
In a poor African country, the major blinding conditions are likely to be cataract and corneal scar.
Corneal abrasions account for 10 percent of ocular emergency care.
More males are treated for corneal abrasions than are females.