University of Iowa Health Care

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

Atypically located limbal girdle

atypically located limbal girdle

The limbal girdle of Vogt is located at 9:00 o'clock and 3:00 o'clock. If looked for carefully, it will be found in a high percentage of seniors. In the photo an obvious girdle is seen inferiorly. There is a girdle superiorly, but it is indistinct in the photo. Google: limbal girdle. In Googling, you will find an interesting biography of Vogt.

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last updated: 02-08-2008
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