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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: Cataract

Lentiglobus: a rare congenital anomaly

lentiglobus: a rare congenital anomaly

Stedman's Medical Dictionary: " lentiglobus - a rare congenital anomaly showing a prominent spheroid elevation on the posterior surface of the lens, " Reference: Sautter in Velhagen's Der Augenarzt, pages 560 and 561, v.lll - contains a photo very similar to Dr. Caccamise's photo.

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last updated: 02-08-2008
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