Accession Number : AD0636725

Title :   TECHNIC FOR REMOVAL OF WHOLE RETINAS.

Descriptive Note : Rept. for 1962-1966.

Corporate Author : SCHOOL OF AEROSPACE MEDICINE BROOKS AFB TEX

Personal Author(s) : Vasys, Jesse

Report Date : JUL 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 13

Abstract : A method of dissection that provides undamaged, intact retinas is described. Whole eyes are soaked successively in 10% buffered formaldehyde, distilled water, 60% alcohol, and distilled water. The eye globe is divided into two sections and the whole retina is removed by a gravity flow technic. The retina is then clover-leafed, stained, and mounted on a glass slide. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*RETINA, *HISTOLOGICAL TECHNIQUES), HISTOLOGY, OPHTHALMOLOGY, THERMAL RADIATION, BURNS(INJURIES), EYE, PATHOLOGY, BIOLOGICAL STAINS

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE