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July 1941


Arch Ophthalmol. 1941;26(1):1-5. doi:10.1001/archopht.1941.00870130015001

REPORT OF A CASE  De B., a soldier 19 years of age, was sent to the ophthalmic department of the military hospital in The Hague because of decreased vision in the left eye, which could not be corrected by glasses. The young man did not remember whether he had ever been able to see well with this eye.The left eye deviated to a slightly divergent position. The vision was nearly ¼ (Snellen) ; there was no improvement with lenses. Skiascopy without cycloplegia revealed apparent low hyperopic refraction, which later could not be verified. The pupillary reactions were intact. In the anterior segment of the eye no abnormalities could be seen with the slit lamp. There were no evidences of past inflammation or signs of a persistent pupillary membrane. A little pointlike opacity on the posterior surface of the lens, somewhat to the nasal side and below the center, possibly marked

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