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oph·thal·mo·scope

 (ŏf-thăl′mə-skōp′, ŏp-)
n.
An instrument for examining the interior structures of the eye, especially the retina, consisting essentially of a mirror that reflects light into the eye and a central hole through which the eye is examined.

oph·thal′mo·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk), oph·thal′mo·scop′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
oph′thal·mos′co·py (ŏf′thăl-mŏs′kə-pē, ŏp′-) n.

ophthalmoscope

(ɒfˈθælməˌskəʊp)
n
(Medicine) an instrument for examining the interior of the eye
ophthalmoscopic adj

oph•thal•mo•scope

(ɒfˈθæl məˌskoʊp, ɒp-)

n.
an instrument for viewing the interior of the eye.
[1855–60]
oph•thal`mo•scop′ic (-ˈskɒp ɪk) adj.
oph`thal•mos′co•py (-ˈmɒs kə pi) n.

ophthalmoscope

An instrument used to examine the inside of the eye by means of a light shone through the iris.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ophthalmoscope - medical instrument for examining the retina of the eyeophthalmoscope - medical instrument for examining the retina of the eye
medical instrument - instrument used in the practice of medicine
orthoscope - an ophthalmoscope with a layer of water to neutralize the refraction of the cornea
Translations
oftalmoskop

ophthalmoscope

[ɒfˈθælməskəʊp] Noftalmoscopio m

ophthalmoscope

nAugenspiegel m

ophthalmoscope

[ɒfˈθælməˌskəʊp] noftalmoscopio

oph·thal·mo·scope

n. oftalmoscopio, instrumento usado para visualizar el fondo del ojo.

ophthalmoscope

n oftalmoscopio
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When I was starting out, practitioners generally had a direct ophthalmoscope and possibly a slit lamp in their armoury.
All newly diagnosed diabetic patient according to ADA criteria 20166 were included and screened for diabetic retinopathy by fundus examination done by ophthalmologist using direct ophthalmoscope.
Detailed posterior segment examination was also carried out in all patients with direct ophthalmoscope and indirect ophthalmoscope as well as slit lamp indirect bimicroscopy with the help of 78D/90D lens.
The 'red reflex' or 'retinal reflex' refers to the reddish-orange reflection of light from normal retina, and it is observed with a direct ophthalmoscope held close to the examiner's eye while observing the patient's eyes from a distance of approximately 30 cm.
Use a torch or direct ophthalmoscope to examine the cornea and note any haziness of the cornea, foreign bodies, or abnormalities of the pupil shape.
A (Answer) I would try staining the cornea to see if there is an ulcer or abrasion that could not be seen by a direct ophthalmoscope exam.
When examining a child with an eye injury, stand at a distance and illuminate the child's face with a direct ophthalmoscope.

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