Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Optom Vis Sci. 1989 Sep;66(9):643-6.

Kalt, keratoconus, and the contact lens.

Author information

  • Department of Optometry and Visual Science, City University, London, United Kingdom.

Abstract

A complete English translation is presented of the communication given in 1888 by Professor Photinos Panas in which he reported the innovative use by his junior colleague, Dr. Eugène Kalt, of a contact shell in a case of keratoconus. The patient showed a dramatic visual improvement but tolerance of the shell was limited to a few hours. A biography of Kalt is included, together with a number of explanatory notes.

PMID:
2677884
[PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk