He or she also views the inside of your eye using an instrument called an ophthalmoscope and, using a painless procedure called tonometry, measures the pressure inside your eyeball.
By mid-century, the stethoscope had been joined by the ophthalmoscope and laryngoscope, the thermometer and spirometer.
In this exam your doctor uses the slit lamp along with the ophthalmoscope to look at the back of your eye.
When I examine people's eyes, I shine the light of my ophthalmoscope on whatever magazine happens to be in the front of the wall rack and tell them to focus on the celebrity on the cover.
An experienced opthalmologist performed the direct ophthalmoscopic examination on the patients.
The technical failure rate of photography is high and has been reported to be 14.4%, compared with only 2.2% for ophthalmoscopy in the same group.
Definitive perimetric (visual field) evidence, detailed ophthalmoscopic evidence, or both confirm the diagnosis of open-angle glaucoma.
In some cases, the cataract may not be apparent on casual penlight inspection but is detected by the absence or distortion of red reflex on ophthalmoscopic examination.
Significant improvements were observed in the ophthalmoscopic parameters of 11 subjects receiving bilberry.
He was also impressed by the new observational technique of indirect ophthalmoscopy .