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A retina checkup to the cat, boji by smartphone !!

Animals suffer from eye problems that are similar to those which affect humans. These problems include cataracts, glaucoma, dry eye, corneal ulceration, tumors of the eye, eyelid defects, inflammation of the eye and surrounding tissues, retinal degeneration, and many others. Owners may notice a loss of vision, a change in appearance of the eye, discharge, […]

Roth Spots, Case presentation, causes, examination and management

Roth spots case report A 46-year-old man presented with a four-week history of progressive bilateral visual loss. He also reported malaise, fever, anorexia, and night sweats, and had lost 14 kg in weight. He denied any history of exposure to HIV-related risk factors. Visual acuities at presentation were 6/36 in each eye with quiet anterior […]

Retinal imaging by your smartphone

Smartphone Fundus Camera : Retinal imaging by your smartphone

The most critical aspect of eye care practice is the Fundus examination. Fundus photography is superior to fundus analysis as it enables intraocular pathologies to be photo captured and encrypted information to be shared with colleagues and patients. Recent technologies allow smartphone-based attachments and integrated lens adaptors to transform the smartphone into a portable fundus […]

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 […]

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 […]

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