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Question: What are the 8 structures you describe on slit-lamp exam?

Answer: Performing the slit-lamp exam can be difficult at first, as there is a lot you can miss. It’s important to do it in a systematic fashion. Start from the front and work your way to the back of the eyeball. Here are the various structures you need to describe:

EXT: external exam
LL: lids and lacrimation
CS: conjunctiva and sclera
K: cornea
AC: anterior chamber
I: iris
L: lens
V: vitreous

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Wonderful. Thanks.

Comment by Dashrath Roy — December 7, 2011

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