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June 1929

Atlas Photographischer Bilder des menschlichen Augenhintergrundes.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1929;1(6):766-767. doi:10.1001/archopht.1929.00810010794014

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Dimmer was the first to obtain satisfactory photographs of the fundus with a photographic apparatus of his own design. The subject has occupied his attention since 1906, and gradually pictures of many normal and pathologic fundi were assembled. Some of these were used to illustrate Dimmer's "Augenspiegel," third edition (Vienna: Franz Deuticke, 1921). The present collection has been made by his assistant Dr. A. Pillat for teaching purposes. About one half of the pictures were taken by Dimmer and his former assistants; the second half belong to Pillat. While Dimmer's apparatus was the only one in use, except one constructed by Zeiss, the recent camera of Nordenson, also made by Zeiss, has made the procedure more popular as the apparatus is cheaper and much simpler than Dimmer's. The author believes that this atlas will serve as an adjunct to the many excellent atlases in colors. The great advantage of the

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