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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

Cystoid cicatrix and ectropion uveae following intracapsular cataract surgery with a complete iridectomy

Cataract: cystoid cicatrix and ectropion uveae following intracapsular cataract surgery with a complete iridectomy

The cystoid cicatrx with incarcerated iris tissue is seen limbally at 11 o'clock. The ectropion uveae is between 1 and 3 o'clock. Reference for cystoid cicatrization: Duane/Fuchs, Textbook of Ophthalmology, pages 345
and 346, 6th edition, 1919





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last updated: 02-08-2008
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