OPHTHALMIA. When the complaint is the result of external injury, use a little of the following eye-water:— take Goulard's extract one ounce, rose-water one quart, shake together in a bottle. In all cases of inflammation of the eyes, a purging ball must be given; first, with a mash, and then on using the following eye-water:—Of sulphate zinc three drachms, of common water one pint, mix, and wash a little into the eye. This is the best possible collyrium for all sore eyes ; the eyelids must be well bathed with this water three or four times a day, fine linen rag must be used, and when you wish you can easily separate the lids and draw the rag over.
Harewood, Harry. A Dictionary of Sports. London: T. Tegg and son, 1835
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