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December 1967

Hematoporphyrin Photosensitization of Rabbit Eye to Visible Light

Author Affiliations

From the departments of dermatology and pathology, Baylor University College of Medicine, Houston.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1967;78(6):766-768. doi:10.1001/archopht.1967.00980030768014

As a result of sensitization of the eye to visible light, five of seven pigmented rabbits given hematoporphyrin intraperitoneally developed retinal damage after exposure to incandescent lamps.

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