June 1981
Volume 20, Issue 6
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Contact clinical specular microscopy of the corneal endothelium: optical modifications to the applanating objective cone.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science June 1981, Vol.20, 816-820. doi:https://doi.org/
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      E S Sherrard, R J Buckley; Contact clinical specular microscopy of the corneal endothelium: optical modifications to the applanating objective cone.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1981;20(6):816-820. doi: https://doi.org/.

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Abstract

The value of clinical specular microscopy of the corneal endothelium has been limited by the extremely small field of view of the image obtained. This is largely a result of an overlying brilliant reflection from the objective (or air)/cornea interface. A modification to the applanating objective cone of the contract specular microscope is described, which virtually eliminates this reflection and gives a visible field of almost 1 mm2 of the endothelium. The theory behind the objective modification is presented, and other advantages of the system, such as reduction of eye movement, are noted.

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