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Adult Eye Examination Techniques

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The adult eye examination is unique in medicine in that most of the pathology is directly, objectively visible to the examiner. The adult eye examination includes an analysis of the physiologic function and anatomic status of the eye, visual system, and related structures. Through the use of specialized instruments, the adult eye examination is performed in a systematic manner.

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  • Adult eye examination
  • Eye exam techniques
  • Visual acuity measurement
  • Refractive error assessment
  • Visual field testing
  • Intraocular pressure measurement
  • Posterior eye segment examination

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Correspondence to Quan V. Hoang MD, PhD .

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Hoang, Q.V. (2019). Adult Eye Examination Techniques. In: Casper, D., Cioffi, G. (eds) The Columbia Guide to Basic Elements of Eye Care. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-10886-1_2

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