Since practically everybody considers himself a photographer of sorts, we became intrigued with the possibility of photographing our gonioscopic findings. A simple, effective method of goniophotography would provide the two great advantages of all photography, i. e., a permanent record of the situation at the moment and an ideal source of teaching material.
Our first efforts were directed toward the use of the slit lamp as a source of illumination. This proved extremely difficult, and we realized that a small illuminator which would be hand-held would be advantageous. Such an instrument was constructed. The original, which we are still using, was made from a Band-Aid can. An aperture was cut at one side to direct the light. Two sockets were placed at the bottom. A standard automobile taillight bulb was placed in the back socket. In front of this a flash bulb was inserted. A strip of Lucite was placed
GOODSTEIN S, CINOTTI AA, CHOLST M, GOELLER JP. A Technique for Goniophotography onioi ikotoarupnu. AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1955;53(5):649-650. doi:10.1001/archopht.1955.00930010657005