By Marcus-Matthias Gellrich
In this publication the writer describes intimately the heritage, building, and exam power of the slit lamp. particularly, besides the fact that, he offers a brand new procedure – videography – that enables the ophthalmologist to record all eye illnesses with the slit lamp and a video digicam in a attainable, quick, and cheap demeanour. the mandatory equipment, ideas, and gear, together with converging, diverging, and call lenses, are truly defined within the textual content and 4 didactic movies. The 20 most crucial videographic settings are defined, and “recipes” for his or her use are offered, besides diagnostic guidance. The accompanying number of scientific pictures represents the world’s first ever normal atlas of ophthalmology from the viewpoint of the slit lamp. it's the author’s wish that this advent to ophthalmological videography, with its many photos by no means formerly produced with a slit lamp, will stimulate others to take advantage of the approach’s power.