Definitions for "Slit lamp"
Microscope used in eye examination that projects a thin, intense beam of light into the eye through a controlled diaphragm. Used in examination of interior eye segment from the cornea epithelium to the posterior capsule. Aids in the diagnosis of diseases or trauma which affect the structural properties of the anterior eye segment. See General Eye Examination in Eye Care Encyclopedia. See Free Eye Tests.
a high-power microscope that eye care personnel use to examine eye structures.
A microscope using various magnifications combined with a strong light that can be focused into a slit for examining the eye.