Date of Award

Spring 1978

Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Vision Science

Committee Chair

Robert Yolton


This paper investigates some of the various methods of photographing the anterior segment of the eye. It deals with slit lamp photography, macrophotography, and hand-held photography and points out the advantages and disadvantages of each. Various films including color negative, color slide, and infra-red film were also employed in order to determine the benefits of each. The Hentor slit lamp is dealt with in particular in order to develop photographic attachments for it. This paper also explains why ocular photography is important and how to do it.

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