What is Slit Lamp Examination?

Diseases of the eye can be hard to analyze during an overall physical assessment. A specialist who spends significant time in treating eye issues, called an ophthalmologist, is better ready to look at and analyze these conditions because the apparatuses they have are explicit to the eyes.

What happens during the Slit Lamp Examination?:

A specialist inspects your eye, including the:

  •   Eyelids, conjunctiva
  •   Iris, lens
  •   Sclera, cornea
  •   Retina, optic nerve
The specialist inspects the front territories of your eye and afterwards and does the test again with an alternate focal point to look at the rear of your eye.

What does this exam help diagnose?

  1.   Macular degeneration, a ceaseless condition is influencing the piece of the eye that is answerable for focal vision.
  2.   Detached retina, a condition when the retina, which is a significant layer of tissue at the rear of the eye, gets disengaged from its base.
  3.   Cataracts, a blurring of the focal point that adversely influences the capacity to see pictures.
  4.   Injury to the cornea, a physical issue to one of the tissues that spread the outside of the eye.

Expectation after the exam?

There are no reactions to this test. Your eyes might be delicate to light for some time. Therefore, particularly if your pupils were enlarged or begin feeling sick or have eye torment, these might be manifestations of the expanded weight of the liquid in the eye, which might need an immediate response for a checkup.

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