biomicroscopy

biomicroscopy

 [bi″o-mi-kros´kah-pe]
microscopic examination of living tissue in the body.

bi·o·mi·cros·co·py

(bī'ō-mī-kros'kŏ-pē),
1. Microscopic examination of living tissue in the body.
2. Examination of the cornea, aqueous humor, lens, vitreous humor, and retina by use of a slitlamp combined with a binocular microscope.

biomicroscopy

[-mīkros′kəpē]
1 microscopic examination of living tissue in the body.
2 ophthalmic examination of the eye by use of a slit lamp and a magnifying lens. See also slit lamp, slit-lamp microscope.

biomicroscopy

(1) Examination of tissues by microscopy.
(2) Slit-lamp microscopy.
(3) Ultrasound biomicroscopy.

biomicroscopy

1. Examination of tissues by microscopy.
2. Slit-lamp microscopy.

bi·o·mi·cros·co·py

(bī'ō-mī-kros'kŏ-pē)
1. Microscopic examination of living tissue in the body.
2. Examination of the cornea, aqueous humor, lens, vitreous humor, and retina by use of a slitlamp combined with a binocular microscope.

biomicroscopy

Examination of living structure using a microscope. Biomicroscopy is mainly employed, in a clinical context, by OPHTHALMOLOGISTS. See SLIT LAMP.

biomicroscopy

microscopic examination of living tissue in the body.
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A decade later Vogt identified drop-like endothelial changes in the cornea, using slit lamp biomicroscopy, which are now termed guttae.
Abstract: Seventeen adult captive American flamingos (Phoenicopterus ruber ruber) (34 eyes) underwent a complete ocular examination, including assessment of menace response, pupillary light reflexes, dazzle reflex, palpebral and corneal reflexes, fluorescein staining, slit-lamp biomicroscopy, and direct ophthalmoscopy.
1] The traditional method for monitoring the progression of the disease is through retinal slit-lamp biomicroscopy, which enables ophthalmologists to look at the back of the eye's interior.
Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for its Sonomed Escalon VuPad, in addition, portable VuPad merges its ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) with an ultra-high-resolution screen.
Biomicroscopy typically revealed the classic microsporidial corneal infection-coarse, multifocal, granular punctuate epithelial keratitis, along with mild follicular or papillary conjunctivitis.
The patients underwent a complete ophthalmological examination comprising visual acuity testing, intraocular pressure measurement and biomicroscopy.
The optometrists used the identical testing protocol to determine manifest refraction error, distance high contrast best corrected visual acuity measured with a Snellen projector chart, color vision measured with Dvorine pseudoisochromatic plates, confrontation visual fields, intraocular pressure determined using noncontact tonometry, and ocular health status evaluated using biomicroscopy and direct ophthalmoscopy.
There are also potential follow-on benefits for biomicroscopy.
They also underwent indirect biomicroscopy in order to identify those patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy (PDR).
Non-invasive real-time imaging of atherosclerosis in mice using ultrasound biomicroscopy.
Biomicroscopy and indirect ophthalmoscopy were performed to examine the retina.
Dilated indirect ophthalmoscopy coupled with biomicroscopy, and 7 standard field stereoscopic 30[degrees] fundus photography are both accepted methods for examining diabetic retinopathy.