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Noun1.gonioscopy - an examination of the front part of the eye to check the angle where the iris meets the cornea; it is used to distinguish between open-angle glaucoma and closed-angle glaucoma
examination, scrutiny - the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
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Informed consent is taken and all subjects underwent visual activity measurement, slit lamp examination, Goldmann applanation tonometry, indentation gonioscopy and stereo biomicroscopic examination of the optic disc using a 78 D lens.
Both lenses have different advantages, with the Goldmann lens giving more stability and the Zeiss lens allowing a 360[degrees] view and the ability to perform indentation gonioscopy.
Indentation gonioscopy can also be performed with the 4-mirror lens and is a useful technique for assessing angle closure glaucoma.