University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Filamentary keratitis

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

filamentary  keratitis - a second view

In filamentary keratitis, the filaments are composed of degenerated epithelial cells and mucus.

filamentary  keratitis - a second view

another view of the case of filamentary keratitis


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last updated: 02-08-2008
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