Sympathetic ophthalmia not fully understood 100 years later

June 15, 2003
Norman B. Medow, MD, FACS

Norman B. Medow is director of pediatric ophthalmology at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, and chairman of the Museum of Vision at The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Editor's Note: What has 100 years of history done for ophthalmic knowledge? In many areas-cataract surgery for example-a revolution has occurred and great strides have been made. In others, surprisingly, very little has advanced.