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intravenous injection of flourescein (dye) followed by serial photographs of the retina through dilated pupils
visual field test
Measurement of the area (peripheral and central) within which objects are seen when the eyes are fixed, looking straight ahead without movement of the head
intense, precisely focused light beam (argon laser) creates an inflammatory reaction that seals retinal tears and leaky retinal blood vessels
ultrasonic vibrations break up the lens, which then is aspirated through the ultrasonic probe
cochlear implant procedure
surgical insertion of a device that allows sensorineural hearing-impaired persons to understand speech
measurement of the temperature of the tympanic membrane by detection of infrared radiation from the eardrum
Means of diagnosing glaucoma; an instrument is applied externally to the eye after administration of local anestheticto measure intraocular pressure
A test of ear conduction in which the base of the vibrating tuning fork is placed against the mastoid bone (bone conduction) and in front of the auditory meatus (air conduction)
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