A 30-year-old male asked:
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when is scleral depression indicated?doc said it was not required for me.he did a dilated non-depressed exam to review my symptomatic lattice(retina).

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Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Most retina specialists will do this as a routine part of their peripheral retina exam. Some general ophthalmologists will only do it if they are suspicious of something in the back of the eye.
Answered on Dec 21, 2013
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