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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: Oculoplastics

Trachoma: an advanced stage with trichiasis, convex outward bowing of the superior tarsus, and opacification of a vascularized cornea.

trachoma: an advanced stage with trichiasis, convex outward bowing of the superior tarsus, and opacification of a vascularized cornea.

This type of case is an endless challenge for the oculoplastic surgeon. At the Kurji Holy Family Hospital Eye Clinic 1951 through 1968, operating time could be totally consumed, if desired, by surgery on patients like the female in the photo. The same could be said for pterygium cases.

trachoma: an advanced stage with trichiasis, convex outward bowing of the superior tarsus, and opacification of a vascularized cornea.



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last updated: 02-08-2008