slit lamp

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(ophthalmology) a lamp that emits a narrow but intense beam of light that enables an ophthalmologist, using a microscope, to view the retina and optic nerve

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Ocular hypertension, with healthy optic discs and VF, should only be suspected if IOP exceeds 21mmHg when measured by slitlamp mounted Goldmann applanation tonometry on more than one occasion.
The clinical examination included acuity testing with an Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study chart and standardized refraction testing for those with a visual acuity worse than 20/30, slitlamp and dilated retinal examination by an ophthalmologist, tonometry, lens and fundus photography, and a suprathreshold visual field test.
During the key skills assessment the practitioner will demonstrate competency in three key areas: use of slit lamp and applanation totometry; slitlamp binocular indirect ophthalmoscopy; and interpretation of visual fields.
Covered services include an eye examination with dilation, intraocular pressure measurement, and direct ophthalmoscopy or slitlamp biomicroscopic examination for the early detection of glaucoma.
Tenders are invited for Supply and installation of following biomedical equipments/ instruments of the institute under different groups: Group A-RIO: Auto refrectometer with kertometer , slitlamp with observer scope ,applaination tonometer ,instruments to setup orthoptic services, field analyser, a scan with pachymeter , hand held keretometer, perkins and held tonometer , video indirect orhthalmoscopt ,dynamic pascal tonometer