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: External Disease
Internal hordeolum - a meibomian abscess
The inflammatory reaction is subsiding. The abscess is ready to be treated surgically just as a chalazion would be approached surgically. The patient should be maintained on appropriate antibiotic therapy both systemically and topically both before and after surgery.
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