ophthalmoscope

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medical instrument for examining the retina of the eye

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A (Answer) I would try staining the cornea to see if there is an ulcer or abrasion that could not be seen by a direct ophthalmoscope exam.
The peripheral medical devices purchased were a direct ophthalmoscope, otoscope, dermascope and document camera.
The red reflex or retinal reflex refers to the reddish-orange reflection of light from normal retina, and it is observed with a direct ophthalmoscope held close to the examiner's eye, while observing the patient's eyes from a distance of approximately 30 cm.
Observe the size of the pupils using a direct ophthalmoscope (set at +2.
While such screening programmes are being developed in the private and public sectors in South Africa, screening with a direct ophthalmoscope still has an important place in the detection of diabetic retinopathy.
Gone are the days when practitioners were armed with nothing more that a direct ophthalmoscope, and a Bjerrum screen; those entering the profession today have an abundance of technology at their disposal, including video slit lamps, automated visual fields, fundus cameras, OCT, with the list lengthening year-on-year.
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