What is a slit lamp?
This instrument is used to observe the health of the cornea, the iris and the lens. The optician will ask you to place your head against a frame and your chin in a rest while the optician looks through a powerful microscope at each eye. It is also used in combination with a high powered hand held lens to provide the optician with a ‘3 D’ view of the back of the eye.
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