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How to use a slit lamp

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

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 […]

Slitlamp smartphone adaptor

Slit lamp smartphone photography uses, benefits and methods using 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 examination

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

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

Slit lamp examination : Biomicroscopy, types of illumination procedure of 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 […]

Best 5 ways for retinal photography

Pros Digital images High Quality Different modes to view different retinal areas Good with hazy media Cons Very Expensive Needs DSLR Camera body to get digital images Not portable Needs skills and training Some types needs dilatation of pupil “Mydriatic types” Portable retinal devices Pros Portable Non mydriatic Digital images stored on the device itself […]

Retinal imaging by smartphone

Fundus examination is the most important part of eye care practice. The fundus photography is superior to the fundus examination as it allows for photo documentation of intraocular pathologies and for sharing of encrypted information with colleagues and patients. Traditional and portable fundus cameras are being used by ophthalmologists for this purpose. In recent times, […]