ophthalmoscopy

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examination of the interior of an eye using an ophthalmoscope

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A complete ocular examination including modified Schirmer tear test I (mSTTI) (Schirmer tear test, Intervet, Summit, NJ, USA) (n = 9 birds; 18 eyes) or phenol red thread test (PRTT) (Zone-Quick, Showa Yakuhin Kako Co, Tokyo, Japan) (n = 8 birds; 16 eyes), fluorescein staining, and intraocular pressure (IOP) evaluation by applanation (Tonopen XL [TP] Mentor Corp, Santa Barbara, CA, USA) (n = 9 birds; 18 eyes) or rebound (TonoVet [TV] Tiolat Oy Lumic International, Baltimore, MD, USA) (n = 8 birds; 16 eyes) tonometry followed by slit-lamp biomicroscopy, and direct ophthalmoscopy was performed.
Sensitivity and specificity of photography and direct ophthalmoscopy in screening for sight threatening eye disease: The Liverpool Diabetic Eye Study.
Before therapy was initiated, a detailed personal, ophthalmic, and family history was obtained for each patient, and each underwent a full ophthalmic examination that included the measurement of IOP, checking of the angle of the anterior chamber, and direct ophthalmoscopy to define the concavity of the optic disc.
Screening for diabetic retinopathy in a clinical setting: A comparison of direct ophthalmoscopy by primary care physicians with fundus photography.
Covered services include an eye examination with dilation, intraocular pressure measurement, and direct ophthalmoscopy or slitlamp biomicroscopic examination for the early detection of glaucoma.
Direct ophthalmoscopy has low sensitivity, and is unpopular with patients as it requires their pupils to be dilated.
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