Card Set Information
What is fundo?
a way to use indirect ophthalmoscopy using a slit lamp
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
Advantages of fundo?
can be performed undilated
variable mag and illumination
excellent view of vitreous
Disadvantages of fundo?
difficult to get to the periphery- px unable to tilt head
tough to interpret periphery things
Indications for use?
Every patient – dilated or undilated
What are the characteristics of the aerial image?
reversed and inverted
_____ CL, ______ FOV, _______ mag
Advantages of contact fundo?
Enhanced image quality
Disadvantages of contact fundo?
Keratopathy – noninflammatory disease of the cornea