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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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.
The ClearPath DS-120(TM) Lens Fluorescence Biomicroscope is cleared by FDA and has the CE mark and Canadian Device Establishment license as a tool for the measurement of autofluorescence by scanning the crystalline lens of the eye with a blue light.
To confirm after one or more positive responses, a scan of the eye is then performed using the Clearpath's Lens Fluorescence Biomicroscope.
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Diagnosis is done by visualization of the typical dandruff-like material at the papillary margin or the anterior lens surface with slit-lamp biomicroscope.
Polarizing microscopy (PLM) observation was carried out by XSZ-H biomicroscope (China, Chongqing) with a WV-470 camera (Japan).
0% and examined the posterior segment of the eye using the direct ophthalmoscope or slitlamp biomicroscope (with a handheld condensing lens).
Precorneal tear film stability was assessed by measuring the tear film break-up time by scanning the precorneal tear film with a biomicroscope (Topcon SL1E; Topcon, Tokyo, Japan).
Cataract status was determined by lens examination with a biomicroscope and ophthalmoscope, and opacities were categorized into nuclear, cortical, posterior capsular, and mixed type (any combination of the above).
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market and sell its first product, the ClearPath DS-120[TM] Lens Fluorescence Biomicroscope.
The slit lamp biomicroscope is an essential tool in assessing the corneal infiltrates as they may not be visible to the naked eye.