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July 1978

Specular Microscopy of Epithelial Downgrowth

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, and the Estelle Doheny Eye Foundation, Los Angeles.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1978;96(7):1222-1224. doi:10.1001/archopht.1978.03910060056010

• Specular microscopy in a case of pathologically proved epithelial downgrowth demonstrated a characteristic pattern of cell borders in the area of the epithelial downgrowth. This noninvasive clinical test may prove to be helpful in the early diagnosis of epithelial ingrowth following various intraocular surgical procedures.