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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: William Charles Caccamise, Sr, MD, Retired Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

*Dr. Caccamise has very generously shared his images of patients taken while operating during the "eye season" in rural India as well as those from his private practice during the 1960's and 1970's. Many of his images are significant for their historical perspective and for techniques and conditions seen in settings in undeveloped areas.

Category: Cornea

Repaired perforating corneal injury with iridectomy

Repaired perforating corneal injury with iridectomy

The perforating injury was well-repaired many years prior to this 1965 photo. The lower lid was only a few days postop for spastic entropion. A Ziegler cautery operation was performed to correct the entropion.

Repaired perforating corneal injury with iridectomy

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last updated: 02-08-2008
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