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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

Phthisis bulbi: unique cuff link deformation of cornea caused by smallpox - photo 1966

phthisis bulbi: unique cuff link deformation of cornea caused by smallpox  - photo 1966

Smallpox was complicated by an hypopyon ulcer. The ulcer perforated the cornea. This led to phthisis bulbi. This led to the unusual deformation of the cornea that is vividly evident in the photo..

phthisis bulbi: unique cuff link deformation of cornea caused by smallpox  - photo 1966


phthisis bulbi: unique cuff link deformation of cornea caused by smallpox  - photo 1966


phthisis bulbi: unique cuff link deformation of cornea caused by smallpox  - photo 1966


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last updated: 02-08-2008
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