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June 1931

An Atlas of Stereo-photographs of the Anterior Segment of the Eye.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1931;5(6):998. doi:10.1001/archopht.1931.00820060166017

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This series of fifty stereophotographs of patients, with descriptions and a clinical history of each, continues the previous series published in 1927. The photographs were made with the Drüner camera with arc-lamp illumination, and although not in color, the choice of angle, magnification and elimination of reflexes has been arranged so successfully that the absence of color is hardly missed. The cases included are of conditions not shown in the first series and fall into three groups. There are a number of rare conditions, such as embryotoxon, ectopia lentis, hypertrophy of the upper half of the iris, cataracta neurodermatica, rosacea keratitis, coloboma of the lid, metastatic carcinoma of the iris, microcoria and essential atrophy of the iris. While such photographs will not be used in the teaching of undergraduates, in many cases they will offer the ophthalmologist a first view of certain conditions that has almost the same value

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