Slit lamp


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lamp

 [lamp]
an apparatus for furnishing heat or light.
Gullstrand's slit lamp an apparatus for projecting a narrow flat beam of intense light into the eye. See also slit lamp.
slit lamp one embodying a diaphragm containing a slitlike opening, by means of which a narrow, flat beam of intense light may be projected into the eye. It gives intense illumination so that microscopic study may be made of the conjunctiva, cornea, iris, lens, and vitreous, the special feature being that it illuminates a section through the substance of these structures.
Examiner using hand-held slit lamp. (Photography by Leslie MacKeen.) From Stein et al., 2000.
sun lamp (ultraviolet lamp) an electric light that transmits ultraviolet rays; used as a therapeutic device and as a means of obtaining an artificial suntan. See also ultraviolet therapy.

slit lamp

a combination of a microscope and a narrow beam of collimated light, used to examine the eye.

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.
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slit lamp

A lamp so constructed that an intense light is emitted through a slit; used for examination of the eye. See: illustration
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See also: lamp

Slit lamp

A microscope that projects a linear slit beam of light onto the eye; allows viewing of the conjunctiva, cornea, iris, aqueous humor, lens, and eyelid.
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The aim of the Premier Slit Lamp Imaging Course is to provide attendees with a detailed overview of this highly-skilled ophthalmic imaging discipline.
"An expert who knows how to handle a slit lamp would sit down and immediately feel at home," he shared.
We diagnose PVR with slit lamp examination and examination with indirect ophthalmoscope.
Kowa's SL-15 slit lamp provides optimum stereoscopic observation with selectable magnifications within a compact, lightweight, portable unit and the following features:
The Slit Lamp facilitates an examination of the frontal structures and posterior segment of the human eye, including the eyelid, sclera, conjunctiva, iris, natural crystalline lens, and cornea.
Eye ball hanger is a simple instrument designed by us in Department of Ophthalmology at Kamineni Institute Of Medical Sciences, Narketpally, with available resources which enables us to examine and grade the donor corneas of enucleated eyes using regular slit lamp and Specular Microscope (Topcon SP 3000 P).
Your health care professional will place eye drops containing a fluorescent dye called fluorescein into your eyes and examine them with the slit lamp while shining a blue-colored light on the eyes.
The ophthalmologist examined the fundi with 90-D fundus lens and slit lamp. Indirect ophthalmoscopy was done in cases where fundus was not clearly visible with bio-microscopy.
The device has been designed to be simple to use and can be mounted on a HS-UK slit lamp in seconds.
Tenders are invited for tender for the supply of qty twenty-one (21) slit lamp units for the ophtalmic department at mater dei hospital
Tenders are invited for Procurement of slit lamp for central hospital naisarai ccl