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Manuel Uribe Troncoso

Manuel Uribe Troncoso, Mexican / US ophthalmologist (Toluca 17 June 1876 – New York 21 January 1959)
 
 
Considered as world authority on eye physiology and diseases
 
Authored over 170 papers
 
Authored important studies about iridocorneal angle
 
First to study aqueous humor circulation in living animals and the influence of its chemical constitution
 
 

METHODS

Suggested new techniques for treatment of glaucoma
 

Described cyclodyalisis with implantation of magnesium

Cyclodyalisis with insertion of a metal implant in the treatment of glaucoma: A preliminary report. Arch. Ophth. 23:270-300, 1940
 
New methods of examination of the angle of the anterior chamber. Arch. Ophthal. 50:364, 1921
 
 

DEVELOPED

A monocular self-iluminating gonioscope (1925)
 
A binocular gonioscope (1942)
 
A binocular corneal microscope
 
A “demonstration eye” for refraction anomalies
 
An apparatus for measuring ocular anterior chamber angle
 
New model of schematic eye for skiascopy (retinoscopy) and ophthalmoscopy. Am. J. Ophthal. 5:436, 1922
 
A new model of contact glass for gonioscopy (goniolens). Am. J. Ophth. 28:1360, 1945