There is no way for completely replacing the new viewer with the old image viewer but there are tricks for avoid them .
Follow the simple instructions below to view image like old facebook image viewer.
- Trick 1
Whenever you see a notification about an image open it by right click => open in a new tab
- Trick 2
If you had opened using the new viewer , just refresh the page using F5.
- Trick 3
When you open an image , note the url of that picture.
It looks something like ” http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=xxxxxxxxxxxx&set=at.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx&type=1&theater “
Just delete the “&theater” from the url and click enter .