Preoperative Examination

  • A. H. Chignell


The initial examination is that of the anterior segment, which is conducted at the slit lamp; this is followed by examination of the posterior segment by indirect ophthalmoscopy and scleral depression. The patient is then returned to the slit lamp for three-mirror examination.


Retinal Detachment Subretinal Fluid Vitreous Cavity Posterior Vitreous Detachment Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. H. Chignell
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.St. Thomas’ HospitalUK
  2. 2.King Edward VII’s HospitalUK

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