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Back to Basics: Illumination Techniques

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Title: Back to Basics:  Illumination Techniques
Author:  Joshua Atkinson
Date:  09/17/2014
Keywords/Main Subjects: Illumination techniques; Slit lamp; Diffuse illumination; Direct focal illumination; Specular reflection; Retroillumination; Sclerotic scatter; Indirect lateral illumination
Secondary CORE Category: Optics / Optical Instruments and Low Vision Aids / Optical Instruments Used in Ophthalmic Practice
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This is a examination techniques presentation on methods of illumination used in the ophthalmic exam. It includes discussion of diffuse illumination, direct focal illumination, specular reflection, retroillumination, indirect lateral illumination, and sclerotic scatter.
Format: video
Series: Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds
Identifier: Moran_CORE_17672
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