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.
This is metaherpetic keratitis - a widespread stromal involvement of the cornea. Neovascularization is more evident under the slit-lamp. A similar appearing scar but one that is more localized can result from herpetic disciform keratitis.
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