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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

Vitamin A deficiency: Buphthalmos OD and phthisis bulbi OS

Vitamin A deficiency: Buphthalmos OD and phthisis bulbi OS

The same disease produced diametrically different conditions in the patient's eyes, i.e. enlargement OD and shrinkage OS. Dr. Caccamise uses the word buphthalmos for a secondary infantile or juvenile glaucoma involving OD in this case.

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last updated: 02-08-2008
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