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Investigative Techniques and Ocular Examination

Based on a highly successful series of articles published through the "Optician" journal, this text outlines the range of clinical ocular investigative techniques available to the optometrist and dispensing optician. High-quality, full-color illustrations accompany clear descriptions of all clinical procedures associated with effective ocular examination, from the basics of how to use the slit lamp to more complex visual field assessments such as the examination of ocular blood flow. Clinical, comprehensive and contemporary, this practical text relates knowledge to practice by outlining the benefits, advantages, disadvantages, and pitfalls of each procedure, as well as when and where to use it. This book is an invaluable clinical handbook for anyone involved in the examination of the eye.

Paperback, 176 Pages

Published: December 2002

Imprint: Bh Optician

ISBN: 978-0-7506-5404-3


  • Part I. Basic Examination and Assessment
    1. Assessment of Vision
    2. The Slit Lamp and Its Uses
    3. Examination of the Posterior Segment
    4. Examination of the Visual Fields
    5. Examination of Intraocular Pressure
    6. Examination of Colour Vision

    Part II. Advanced Examination and Assessment
    7. Advanced Examination of Vision
    8. Gonioscopy
    9. Posterior Segment Imaging
    10. Examination of Ocular Blood Flow
    11. Colorimetry
    12. Advance Visual Field Assessment

    Part III. Visual Field Assessment
    13. Interpretation of Field Assessment Data
    14. Field Loss in Glaucoma
    15. Field Loss in Neurological Disease
    16. Artifacts of Field Assessments. Use of the Amsler Grid

    Questions and Answers



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