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Can incipient cataracts be diagnosed with a slit-lamp examination? Any additional tests required if slit lamp doesn't reveal anything?

Can incipient cataracts be diagnosed with a slit-lamp examination? Any additional tests required if slit lamp doesn't reveal anything?

Yes. No. : Diagnosis of a cataract, whether incipient or otherwise, is best done through a dilated pupil under slit lamp examination by a trained ophthalmologist. Additional testing may be performed to ascertain impact on vision, however nothing else is required to diagnose. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: slit lamp exam?

See below: The biomicroscope, more commonly called the slit lamp, is a tool used to examine the eye under high magnification. It requires years of training to be able to use one properly. ...Read more

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Do I have to bring someone along, or can I drive after the slit lamp exam?

Do I have to bring someone along, or can I drive after the slit lamp exam?

You can drive: But bring sun glasses since your pupils will be dilated and sunlight is very uncomfortable for a few hours. ...Read more

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Wer is the examination center in dubai ?

What center: i am sorry your question is not clear what examination center you are talking about please resubmit your question with more information thank you for using health tap good luck ...Read more

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Who does vocal chord examination?

Who does vocal chord examination?

ENT or speech path: Usually, depending on the problem, the vocal cords are examined by an otolaryngologist (ENT) or a speech pathologist. Usually a mirror or laryngoscope are used. ...Read more