Source: National Eye Institute, U.S. National Institutes of Health. Available online: http://www.nei.nih.gov
During indirect ophthalmoscopy, a doctor wears a light on a headband and uses a small handheld lens to look at each of your eyes. The doctor can see the back of your eye through the lens and will look for eye damage or diseases.
|Primary Medical Reviewer||Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Christopher J. Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology|
|Last Revised||January 20, 2011|