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an examination of the front part of the eye to check the angle where the iris meets the cornea

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5%), the goniolens is placed on the cornea (with coupling fluid such as Geltears, if needed).
Pressure is then applied on the central cornea with the goniolens, which stretches the limbal scleral ring, causing the iris to flatten and the ciliary body and iris to rotate posteriorly, thus opening the angle.