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Ophthalmology: Investigation and Examination Techniques

Clear, concise, and clinical, this unique reference offers a comprehensive overview of the basic techniques needed for ocular examination and diagnosis. Abundantly illustrated, it presents the principles of each technique, provides guidance on choosing the appropriate approach, explains how to perform them, offers examples of when each technique should be used, and lists their common indications and potential pitfalls.

Ophthalmologists, Optometrists, Trainees, Residents, Students, Ophthalmic Assistants, Ophthalmic Techs, Ophthalmic Nurses


Published: August 2006

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-7586-4


  • 1. The assessment of vision
    2. The Slit Lamp
    3. Tonometry
    4. Gonioscopy
    5. Examination of the retina and optic disc
    6. Optical and anatomical assessment of the cornea
    7. Testing the visual field
    8. Examination of the orbit and ocular adnexae
    9. Ocular motility examination
    10. The pupils
    11. Microbiological examination and investigation
    12. Ultrasound techniques in ophthalmology
    13. Biometry
    14. Radiological techniques in ophthalmic investigation
    15. Clinical visual electrophysiology
    16. Fluorescein angiography (FA)
    17. New imaging techniques: retina/optic nerve


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