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: Pediatrics

Epiblepharon lower lid

epiblepharon lower lid

From Stedman's Medical Dictionary: " Epiblepharon is a congenital horizontal skin near the margin of the lid, due to abnormal insertion of muscle fibers. In the upper led it simulates blepharochalasis; in the lower lid its presence causes an innocuous and spontaneously disappearing, turning inward of the lashes." This child also has megalocornea OU,

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last updated: 02-08-2008