[Skip to Content]
[Skip to Content Landing]
Article
August 1965

PERSISTENT AFTER-IMAGES, A CLINICAL SYMPTOM

Author Affiliations

1613 Medical Towers Building Houston, Texas 77025

Arch Ophthalmol. 1965;74(2):293. doi:10.1001/archopht.1965.00970040295042

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.

Abstract

To the Editor:  I have a patient, a young female college student who is being severely troubled with prolonged after-images. I have seen this individual over a number of years, having removed one of her eyes in childhood following an injury. She is a very stable individual who has handled her adversities well and has done extremely well in college. During the last year this patient has been troubled by a prolonged after-image, as she would direct her gaze from one object to another in the normal course of her day to day activity. The patient states that this is always annoying, sometimes confusing, but has not been of a sufficient problem to seriously interfere with her normal activities. It has caused her some problems in viewing television. This very bright young lady is aware that there is a normal after-image phenomenon.On several occasions and with different of my

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