Slit-lamp Biomicroscopy in Primary Eye Care

Slit-lamp Biomicroscopy in Primary Eye Care

By: Biswajit Mondal (author)Paperback

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The slit lamp is an instrument consisting of a high-intensity light source that can be focused to shine a thin sheet of light into the eye. It is used in conjunction with a biomicroscope. The lamp facilitates an examination of the anterior segment, or frontal structures and posterior segment of the eye. The binocular slit-lamp examination provides a stereoscopic magnified view of the eye structures enabling anatomical diagnoses to be made for a variety of eye conditions. This book is a concise guide to slit-lamp biomicroscopy for trainees. Beginning with an overview of the technique, the following chapters provide in depth discussion on the slit-lamp biomicroscope, its magnification ranges, patient positioning and illumination techniques. The final section covers its clinical application as a diagnostic tool for both anterior and posterior segment conditions of the eye. Presented in a step by step format, each method is described beginning with its background, then application, grading of abnormality and interpretation. Key points Concise guide to slit-lamp biomicroscopy for traineesIn depth coverage of technicalities of the slit-lamp biomicroscopeDescribes clinical application as diagnostic tool for eye conditionsIncludes more than 75 images and illustrations to enhance learning

About Author

Biswajit Mondal M Optom, Assistant Professor, Department of Optometry and Vision Science, NSHM Knowledge Campus, Durgapur, West Bengal, India


Chapter 1: Overview Chapter 2: Parts of the Slit-lamp Biomicroscope Chapter 3: Magnification Ranges and Application Chapter 4: Filters and Accessories Chapter 5: Instrument Adjustment and Positioning the Patient in the Slit -lamp Chapter 6: Illumination Techniques and its Application Chapter 7: Clinical Application Bibliography

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  • ISBN13: 9789350906163
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 80
  • ID: 9789350906163
  • weight: 110
  • ISBN10: 9350906163

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