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The x-rays have not been of much help in the study of diseases of the eyeball except for intra-ocular foreign bodies, but there are diseases of the orbit, the nasal accessory sinuses and the skull which may have the greatest influence on the eye and for which a roentgen examination is essential. These diseases of the neighborhood of the eye are described by Professor Thiel in a textbook and atlas based on personally observed cases. The subject is divided into roentgen conditions of the orbit, the nasal sinuses, the middle cranial fossa, the skull in chronically increased pressure in the brain, the teeth and the lacrimal passages. In the text, the first chapter takes up the technic of roentgen examination of the skull. In this the methods of obtaining the typical exposures are first described, and then the following, which are necessary in diseases of the eye and its neighborhood:
K. A. Röntgendiagnostik des Schädels bei Erkrankungen des Auges und seiner Nachbarorgane.. Arch Ophthalmol. 1932;8(2):309–311. doi:10.1001/archopht.1932.00820150161021