Monthly Archives: January 2020

Slit lamp Exam: how to use a slit lamp to check all aspects of eye

How to use a slit lamp

Slit lamp exam is the most important part to detect any abnormality or disease during eye examination.  How to do a slit lamp exam Patient should be positioned comfortably with his chin resting on chin rest and forehead opposed to head rest. The height of the table housing the slit lamp should be adjusted according […]

Slit lamp smartphone photography uses, benefits and methods using Slitlamp smartphone adaptor

Slitlamp smartphone adaptor

Smartphone slit-lamp photography is the new advancement in the field of science and technology in which the photographs of the desired slit-lamp finding can be taken with the smartphones by using the slit-lamp adapters. Uses of smartphone slit-lamp photography The smartphone slit-lamp photography allows for photo documentation of any ocular pathology. It has a full […]

Slit lamp exam purpose, uses, abnormal results & smartphone based slit lamp exam

Slit lamp examination

Slit lamp is the most important piece of equipment in the present-day ophthalmologist’s armamentarium. It is a routine method to examine the eyes for any abnormalities or diseases. A slit lamp is composed of three basic parts: Observation system a low-power binocular microscope mounted horizontally. Illumination system consists of a bright soured of light, a […]

Slit lamp examination : Biomicroscopy, types of illumination procedure of examination

Slit lamp examination

The slit lamp consists of two parts, an illumination system and a low-power binocular microscope mounted horizontally. The slit lamp examination is also known as biomicroscopy because it allows the in vivo study of living tissues of eye under the high magnification. Procedure of Slit lamp examination The examiner and patient are seated in either […]

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