biomicroscopy

biomicroscopy

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

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

1. Examination of tissues by microscopy.
2. Slit-lamp microscopy.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

biomicroscopy

Examination of living structure using a microscope. Biomicroscopy is mainly employed, in a clinical context, by OPHTHALMOLOGISTS. See SLIT LAMP.
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The agenda will cover Ultrasound Biomicroscopy (UBM), how to perform accurate axial length measurement using immersion ultrasound, opaque media and vitreoretinal disorders, intraocular tumours and the examination of the orbit & optic nerve.
- ophthalmologic status (visual acuity, biomicroscopy results, intraocular pressure value measured by applanation tonometry, results of fundus examination by direct and indirect ophthalmoscopy, visual field changes described, and quantitative results of biometric measurements carried out by OLCR on a Lenstar LS 900[R] (Haag-Streit International, Koniz, Switzerland).
Before the experiments, full ophthalmic examinations of all pigeons, including slit-lamp biomicroscopy (Keeler PSL One Portable Slit Lamp; Keeler Ltd, Windsor, UK) and direct ophthalmoscopy (WA 11720; Welch Allyn, Skaneateles Falls, NY, USA), were performed to confirm the absence of ocular diseases.
(9-11) These are visible with slit lamp biomicroscopy but are also characterised with OCT by their peaked hyper-reflective deposits between the RPE layer and ellipsoid zone (see Figure 2).
The initial prescription and renewal of the medication order should be made by a physician only after examination of the patient with the aid of magnification such as slit lamp biomicroscopy and, where appropriate, fluorescein staining.
In this report, we aimed to present a novel case of sectoral ciliary body agenesis and complicated cataract as an embryogenic defect of eye development diagnosed by ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM).
No abnormality was found in cornea on slit lamp biomicroscopy, the only finding on the slit lamp biomicroscopy was pseudoexfoliation in PXS group patients.
Each subject underwent a detailed ocular examination including recording of best corrected visual acuity (BCVA), slit lamp biomicroscopy and corneal topography.
For the clinical evaluation of SCD by ophthalmologists examination of cornea was done by biomicroscopy, specular microscopy, topography, keratometry, orbscan and far visual acuity.
Previous studies have reported the use of ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) [21, 22], but more recently, anterior segment optical coherence tomography (AS-OCT) [23-26] and in vivo confocal microscopy (IVCM) [27-29] have been adopted for the bleb analysis.
Traditional methods for evaluating DR, including slit-lamp biomicroscopy and stereo fundus photography, are relatively insensitive to small pathological changes in the retina.