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What is the function of Biomicroscopes?

An eye exam using an instrument that combines a low-power microscope with a light source that makes a narrow beam of light. The instrument may be used to examine the retina, optic nerve, and other parts of the eye.

What is Biomicroscopy of the eye?

When you have an eye checkup, you will likely undergo a slit lamp exam. You will usually have the slit lamp exam at an optometry or ophthalmology office. The exam is also called biomicroscopy. It allows the doctor to microscopically examine your eyes for any abnormalities or problems.

What is ultrasound Biomicroscopy used for?

Ultrasound Biomicroscopy (UBM) is a technique primarily used for imaging of the anterior segment (AS) of the eye. It was first introduced in the early 1990’s by Foster and Pavlin as a way to obtain cross-sections of the eye at microscopic resolution.

What does Biomicroscopy mean?

: the microscopic examination and study of living cells and tissues specifically : examination of the living eye with the biomicroscope.

What are the patient instructions for biopsy site care?

Patient Instructions for Biopsy Site Care Leave your wound dressings in place for the rest of the day of the biopsy and keep them dry. Change band-aids daily starting the day after the biopsy. Showers are fine starting the day after the biopsy.

How long does it take for a biopsy site to fade?

Once you are without the band-aid, the biopsy sites may look slightly red or darker than the rest of your skin. This discoloration will gradually fade and blend back with your normal skin color. This fading process may take anywhere from a few months up to a year.

Why is a yellow filter used in biomicroscopy?

A yellow filter attachment facilitates examination of individuals who are photosensitive. Clinicians have varied opinions on whether or not to use a yellow filter as some find the colour rendering properties of the filtered lenses unacceptable and question the necessity in a routine, quick assessment.

When to stop aspirin before GI endoscopy procedure?

For aspirin (81 or 325 mg daily) used to prevent heart problems, this is usually safe to stop for seven (7) days prior to any procedure.