How to Perform Gonioscopy

  • Christoph Faschinger
  • Anton Hommer
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Abstract

For gonioscopy, lenses are necessary. These are of different diameter and curvature, and therefore have specific fields of application: regular gonioscopy or dynamic/indentation gonioscopy to distinguish between an open angle and causes of angle closure. A low light level in the room and a small slit lamp beam are important in examination of narrow angles.

Keywords

Aqueous Humor Slit Lamp Angle Closure Narrow Angle Inferior Angle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christoph Faschinger
    • 1
  • Anton Hommer
    • 2
  1. 1.Medical University GrazGrazAustria
  2. 2.“Sanatorium Hera” Glaucoma Outpatient Service HospitalViennaAustria

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