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To the Editor:
Professor Dekking's letter in the June, 1964, issue of the Archives of Ophthalmology makes no mention of the Keeler Micro Ophthalmic Surgical Unit, the only operating microscope designed and made for surgery of the eye as a primary consideration.He mentions various aspects which should be incorporated in the ideal microscope and it seems that in most aspects the Keeler microscope satisfies his requirements.Among enthusiastic microscope-using surgeons, the requirements are getting more and more refined, and perhaps the reason for the lack of the appearance of an ideal eye microscope has been the rapid change in the outlook of microscopeusing surgeons.What has emerged, however, is an instrument that will satisfy the demands of a very high percentage of would-be users of microscopes and also those who are at present users.The microscope in eye surgery can be divided into four main parts: (A) Microscope; (B)
Keeler CR. OPERATING MICROSCOPE. Arch Ophthalmol. 1964;72(5):739-740. doi:10.1001/archopht.1964.00970020739028