[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
November 7, 1903

New Instrument.

JAMA. 1903;XLI(19):1144-1145. doi:10.1001/jama.1903.02490380020002

A NEW AND SIMPLE DEMONSTRATION OPHTHALMOSCOPE.*  GEORGE F. SUKER, M.D.CHICAGO.This little device which I have constructed, and which is to be attached to the indirect ophthalmoscope as made by the Geneva Optical Company of Chicago (Fig. 1), is solely intended to simplify the teaching of ophthalmoscopy in the schools. With it, two or three students in addition to the demonstrator can see the same fundus at the same time. The patient's eye is under the direct control of the demonstrator at all times, in that it can follow the movements of the latter's finger. The chief value of the instrument consists of these points: It is simple; a number of students are able to see the same fundus; it can be detached from the original instrument. This allows one to use the original ophthalmoscope without the demonstration attachment.The accompanying cuts will clearly show the construction of the

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview