O2B Fundo

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  1. What is fundo?
    a way to use indirect ophthalmoscopy using a slit lamp
  2. Why is fundo useful?
    • High resolution and stereoscopic view of posterior pole and vitreous
    • High magnification view
    • peripheral retina on dilated patients
    • Variable illuminations and apertures
    • Photo documentation of anomalies
    • evaluating the health of the posterior segment of the eye
    • detecting optic nerve head changes, macular oedema and retinal neovascularisation
  3. Advantages of fundo?
    • non invasive
    • can be performed undilated
    • stereopsis
    • variable mag and illumination
    • excellent view of vitreous
  4. Disadvantages of fundo?
    • difficult to get to the periphery- px unable to tilt head
    • tough to interpret periphery things
  5. Indications for use?
    • Every patient – dilated or undilated
    • Diabetic retinopathy
    • Glaucoma
    • Macular degeneration
    • Papilledema
    • Vascular obstructions
  6. What are the characteristics of the aerial image?
    reversed and inverted
  7. _____ CL, ______ FOV, _______ mag
    • lower/higher
    • lower/higher
    • higher/lower
  8. Advantages of contact fundo?
    • Enhanced image quality
    • Reduced reflections
    • Stability
    • Surgical implications
  9. Disadvantages of contact fundo?
    • Corneal distortion
    • Corneal dehydration
    • Keratopathy – noninflammatory disease of the cornea
    • Vasoval reflex

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O2B Fundo
2012-10-28 13:10:41
fundoscopy optometry

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