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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.

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.

Gullstrand,

Allvar, Swedish ophthalmologist and Nobel laureate, 1862-1930.
Gullstrand slitlamp - in ophthalmology, an instrument consisting of a microscope combined with a rectangular light source that can be narrowed into a slit. Synonym(s): slitlamp
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All patients followed up on day 07 when their visual acuity, slitlamp examination, keratometry and refraction were again performed.
Preoperative evaluation consisted of uncorrected visual acuity for both--distance and near; best spectacle corrected visual acuity, manifest and cycloplegic refraction, ocular dominance, keratometry, applanation tonometry, scotopic pupillary size, tear film break up time, blinking rate, Schirmer test when necessary, pachymetry, slitlamp examination and computerized video keratography.
Preoperative evaluation consisted of uncorrected visual acuity for both - distance and near; best spectacle corrected visual acuity, manifest and cycloplegic refraction, ocular dominance, keratometry, applanation tonometry, scotopic pupillary size, tear film break up time, blinking rate, Schirmer test when necessary, pachymetry, slitlamp examination and computerized videokeratography.
SLITLAMP EXAMINATION AT 1 WEEK: Single piece IOL had AC reaction ranging from 1 to2+ cells i.
Slitlamp biomicroscopy showed a lightly swollen traumatic cataract with a wide rupture of the anterior lens capsule, and mild inflammation (+1 cell) was seen in the anterior chamber (Figure 1A).
Slitlamp bio-microscopy, non-contact tonometry and fundus examination with 90 D or 78 D was done for all patients.
An eye was diagnosed as having keratoconus if there were a scissoring reflex on retinoscopy and central or paracentral steepening of the cornea on topography with at least one of the following clinical slitlamp findings: stromal thinning, anterior bulging or conicity, Vogt striae, Fleischer ring, Descemet's breaks, apical scars, and subepithelial fibrosis.
All subjects underwent a comprehensive eye examination by a glaucoma specialist (MI), including slitlamp biomicroscopy, applanation tonometry, gonioscopy, fundoscopy, perimetry (both SAP-SITA 30-2 and FDT-Matrix 30-2), ultrasound pachymetry and optic nerve head topography.