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

Stained: herpes simplex I of the cornea

stained- herpes simplex I of the cornea

The stained lesions have not yet coalesced into the typical dendritic pattern. Stained areas are close to the pupil and at 4:30 o'clock near the limbus. In general, herpes simplex above the umbilicus is Type I; herpes simplex below the umbilicus is Type II.

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last updated: 02-08-2008
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