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eyewash

a mild solution for applying to the eyes for relief of irritation, etc.
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A Brahman in order to preserve his energy and intellect must not look at women who apply collyrium to her eyes, one who is massaging her nude body or one who is delivering a child.
When necessary, direct ophthalmoscopy was performed with dilation of the pupil using tropicamide collyrium 1% and phenylephrine 10%.
The book, however, substituted "Representative" for "Great." In the title of the introductory lecture and essay, "The Uses of Great Men," "Uses" is more important than "Great," for "Other men are lenses through which we read our own minds"; some can "answer questions which I have not skill to put"; "great men are a collyrium [eyewash] to clear our eyes from egotism, and enable us to see other people and their works" (CW 4:4, 5, 15).
We know the principal theses of this enigmatic and supposedly apostate Franciscan and Dominican friar through Collyrium contra haereses by the Portuguese author Alvaro Pelagio, who might have known Scotus in Lisbon when the latter arrived there and was jailed because of his "errors" after a long pilgrimage through the peninsular kingdoms, perhaps having come from the University of Paris.
Therefore, the only option remained to apply anaesthetic eye drops (tetracaine with and without 2% ophthalmic lignocaine) combined with a mydriatic and cycloplegic collyrium Mydriasert[R] (tropicamide and phenylephrine).