Basic Slit Lamp

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Introduction:
The biomicroscope is one of the most important pieces of ophthalmic equipment within your practice. Its usefulness in a clinical setting is unmatched. Through this course the reader will review many of the techniques that are applied during the slit lamp examination, as well as learn their utility and practicality as a contact lens fitter. Having a foundational understanding of the slit lamp, as well as the various accompanying illuminations and filters is essential for a successful practice, and vital for the health of your patients. After completion of this course, the student will have a deeper understanding of the biomicroscope.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to: have a solid understanding of the slit lamp; comprehend the fundamentals of a slit lamp evaluation; learn the various illumination techniques; be able to identify various fluorescein patterns.