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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

Smallpox: central leukomatous corneal scar OU

smallpox: central leukomatous corneal scar OU

This child is an ideal candidate for corneal transplant surgery on both eyes. Unfortunately, human transplant material is not readily forthcoming in India. The day of successful corneal surgery with artificial material will open an era of endless corneal surgery in India for the countless blind who merely need a clear central corneal area.

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last updated: 02-08-2008
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