Abstract

A photokeratoscope is described which makes it possible to record in a single photographic exposure the contour of the entire corneal surface of the eye. This has been accomplished by using a hemispherical object surface located such that its center of curvature coincides with the center of curvature of the cornea being photographed. The reflection of this surface is photographed through a small hole in the object surface. A brief history of the development of photokeratoscopy is presented. Photographs taken thus far verify the spherical nature of the central zone of the cornea.

PDF Article

References

  • View by:
  • |
  • |

  1. C. L. Weeks, unpublished manuscript read before the Western Ophthalmological Society at Los Angeles, January, 1940.
  2. A. Gullstrand in Physiological Optics by H. von Helmholtz (English translation), Vol. 1, 311 (1924).
  3. M. Amsler, Ophthalmologica 96, 77 (1938).
  4. E. B. Streiff, Ophthalmologica 96, 84 (1938).
  5. H. M. Dekking, Klin. Monatsbl. Augenheilk. 82, 640 (1929).
  6. F. Berg, Acta Ophthalmol. 7, 386 (1929).
  7. W. Kokott, Klin. Monatsbl. Augenheilk. 100, 191 (1938).

Amsler, M.

M. Amsler, Ophthalmologica 96, 77 (1938).

Berg, F.

F. Berg, Acta Ophthalmol. 7, 386 (1929).

Dekking, H. M.

H. M. Dekking, Klin. Monatsbl. Augenheilk. 82, 640 (1929).

Gullstrand, A.

A. Gullstrand in Physiological Optics by H. von Helmholtz (English translation), Vol. 1, 311 (1924).

Kokott, W.

W. Kokott, Klin. Monatsbl. Augenheilk. 100, 191 (1938).

Streiff, E. B.

E. B. Streiff, Ophthalmologica 96, 84 (1938).

Weeks, C. L.

C. L. Weeks, unpublished manuscript read before the Western Ophthalmological Society at Los Angeles, January, 1940.

Other

C. L. Weeks, unpublished manuscript read before the Western Ophthalmological Society at Los Angeles, January, 1940.

A. Gullstrand in Physiological Optics by H. von Helmholtz (English translation), Vol. 1, 311 (1924).

M. Amsler, Ophthalmologica 96, 77 (1938).

E. B. Streiff, Ophthalmologica 96, 84 (1938).

H. M. Dekking, Klin. Monatsbl. Augenheilk. 82, 640 (1929).

F. Berg, Acta Ophthalmol. 7, 386 (1929).

W. Kokott, Klin. Monatsbl. Augenheilk. 100, 191 (1938).

Cited By

OSA participates in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. Citing articles from OSA journals and other participating publishers are listed here.

Alert me when this article is cited.