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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: Cornea

Disciform keratitis due to herpes simplex virus, neovascularized

disciform keratitis due to herpes simplex virus - neovascularized

Fortunately, the vascularized macular scar from the disciform keratitis is not in the visual axis of this eye. The scar in photo 2 plays a greater role in vision distortion.

disciform keratitis due to herpes simplex virus - neovascularized

inactive disciform keratitis scar that unfortunately impinges on the visual axis.


disciform keratitis due to herpes simplex virus - neovascularized





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last updated: 02-08-2008
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