biomicroscope

biomicroscope

 [bi″o-mi´kro-skōp]
a microscope for examining living tissue in the body.

slit·lamp

(slit'lamp),
In ophthalmology, an instrument consisting of a microscope combined with a rectangular light source that can be narrowed into a slit.

biomicroscope

/bio·mi·cro·scope/ (bi″o-mi´krah-skōp) a microscope for examining living tissue in the body.

slit·lamp

, slit lamp (slit'lamp)
ophthalmology An instrument consisting of a microscope combined with a rectangular light source that can be narrowed into a slit for examination of the eye.
Synonym(s): biomicroscope, Gullstrand slitlamp.

biomicroscope 

1. An instrument designed for detailed examination of ocular tissues containing a magnifying system and usually used in conjunction with a slit-lamp. Biomicroscopy can be used to examine both the anterior segment using various illumination techniques and the posterior segment of the eye.
2. Term commonly used to describe a slit-lamp (although this is not strictly correct).

biomicroscope

a microscope for examining living tissue in the body. See also slit lamp.
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s) open auction to conclude 24-month framework agreements to acquire medical equipment as follows: - infusion and rapid heating system for fluids, - surgical aspirator, - orthopedic surgery table with accessories, - ureteroscope (semirigid) + electro-kinetic lithotrine, - ecg, - biomicroscope of ophthalmology, - monitor vital functions, - safety light 2 arms, - monitoring central station (with 16 vital functions monitors), - cardiotocograph, - defibrillator.
Your veterinarian will dilate the dog's pupil and examine the pupillary region or use a slit-lamp biomicroscope, which allows your veterinarian to directly examine the lens in the eye to determine if the problem is a cataract.
4) On routine examination of patients in practice, SVP is best seen with a slit lamp biomicroscope, 25x magnification and a 78D-condensing lens under red-free illumination.
Simultaneous noninvasive clinical measurement of lens autofluorescence and rayleigh scattering using a fluorescence biomicroscope.
6] External eye and anterior segment examination were done with slit-lamp biomicroscope, intraocular pressure measurement using Goldmann Applanation Tonometry.
Tear breakup time in seconds was taken as interval between last blink and appearance of first dry spot on the cornea after fluorescein staining while viewing with cobalt blue filter on slitlamp biomicroscope (Topcon).
The eyes were examined every week by a slit lamp biomicroscope on dilated pupils (using phenylephrine and tropicamide eye drops).
and clinical assessment of visual functions by reflexes like menace, pupillary light, 4th purkinje and tapetal, different tests like fluorescein staining, schirmer's tear test, tonometry, complete ophthalmic examination with hand-held slit-lamp biomicroscope and binocular indirect ophthalmoscope with 20 D lens under pharma-cologic mydriasis with topical 1% Tropicamide ophthalmic solution and B-mode ultrasonographic examination in appropriate cases.
These two kinds of intestinal mucosa cells were observed among one hundred IEC of the third pair of well-stretched and parallel villi in each of the five observation fields of a Axio Scope A1 of ZEISS biomicroscope (Oberkochen, German)
Posterior segment evaluation with ophthalmoscope and slit lamp biomicroscope revealed that the media of both eyes appeared optically clear.
In all patients preoperative ocular examination consisted of assessment of visual acuity (logMAR chart), ocular adnexa, anterior segment examination, crystalline lens for opacities (cataract), intraocular pressure measured using Goldmann applanation tonometer (Haag Streit AT 900), dilated fundal examination with +90 D lens on a slit lamp biomicroscope and via indirect ophthalmoscopy.
We used the brightest setting on a light source available from the diffuse beam of the slit-lamp biomicroscope in attempt to elicit a dazzle reflex; the brightness of the light source can impact the ability to stimulate a dazzle reflex, and weaker light sources may provide more variable or inconsistent results.