slit lamp

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Noun1.slit lamp - (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
electric lamp - a lamp powered by electricity
ophthalmology - the branch of medicine concerned with the eye and its diseases
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The examination consisted of slitlamp anterior segment examination with applanation tonometry; gonioscopy; lens grading after dilation, using the World Health Organization (WHO)'s simplified grading system; and bi-microscopic fundus examination.
There are a number of devices available to measure IOP, but the slitlamp mounted Goldmann applanation tonometer remains the reference standard by which all new tonometers are compared.
0% and examined the posterior segment of the eye using the direct ophthalmoscope or slitlamp biomicroscope (with a handheld condensing lens).