History of Gonioscopy

I wrote an article called 'A History of Gonioscopy' that was published in the January 2011 edition of Optometry and Vision Science.
Through the courtesy of the journal and the publisher, Wolters Kluwer Health, this is available as a free download
from gonioscopy.org. Click on the image below to link to the article.


Angelos Dellaporta

In 1975, Dr. Angelos Dellaporta wrote a wonderful review of the history of gonioscopy that is included here. There has not been much change in the field since 1975 and this classic paper is as useful now as it was when publichsed.

"Historical Notes on Gonioscopy", Dr. Angelos Dellaporta (This is a pdf document. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this paper).

This article is used with the kind permission of Dr. Angleos Dellaporta and the Survey of Ophthalmology.

This article was published in Survey of Ophthalmology,
Vol. 20, Issue 2. A. Dellaporta, "Historical Notes on
Gonioscopy", Pages 137-149, Copyright Elsevier (1975)".

Survey of Ophthalmology Website

Maximilian Salzmann

If you want to feel totally inadequate in your gonioscopic technique, examine the paintings published by Maximilian Salzmann in 1914 and 1915.

Salzmann painting

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E. Lee Allen


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