Slit Lamp Biomicroscopy

Publication ID Published Version
9107 February 27, 2012 1


Slit Lamp Biomicroscopy is a video showing ocular examination techniques utilizing the Slit Lamp Biomicroscopy. The resource was developed and should be used for the purpose of introducing beginning Ophthalmology Residents to proper eye examination techniques using the slit lamp.

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Morris W. Slit Lamp Biomicroscopy. MedEdPORTAL Publications; 2012. Available from:

Educational Objectives

  1. To learn the various components of the slit lamp.
  2. To learn how to use the various settings on the slit lamp to perform an examination of the ocular structures.
  3. To learn the various techniques of slit lamp examination.
  4. To learn to perform routine maintenance of a slit lamp.


  • Slit Lamp, Ocular Examination, Biomicroscopy, Acoustic Microscopy, Eye


  • Medical
    • Ophthalmology
      • Ophthalmic Pathology


  • Knowledge for Practice
  • Patient Care

Professional Interest

  • Evaluation of Clinical Performance
  • Instructional Materials/Methods

Instructional Methods

  • Independent Learning
  • Lecture
  • Simulation
  • Tutorial

Organ Systems

  • Nervous system

Academic Focus

  • Clinical Sciences
    • Clinical Exam

Intended Audience

  • Professional School
    • Medical Student
  • Professional School Post-Graduate Training
    • Resident


  • Video

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