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Authors: Prof. Robin Williams and Gigi Williams

Applications of the Sodium Fluorescein technique:

Application Notes Reference
External eye Demonstrated dendritic ulcer of the cornea. McIntyre 1967
Contact lens fitting and delineation of dendritic ulcers Described the use of the technique for assessing the fit of contact lenses and for delineating dendritic ulcers of the cornea. Rutherford 1973
Contact lens fitting Showed examples of pooling of fluorescein dye under ill-fitting contact lenses. Lunnon 1968


  • Lunnon, R., 1968, "Clinical ultraviolet photography," J. BioI. Photogr. Ass. 36 (2):72-78.
  • McIntyre, D., 1967, "The stimulation of fluorescein in external ophthalmic photography," J. Biol. Photogr. Ass. 35 (4):155-157.
  • Rutherford, A., 1973, "Ultraviolet fluorescence photography in ophthalmology," Med. Biol. Illustr. 23:204-205.

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