Gonioscopy

What is Gonioscopy?

Gonioscopy describes the use of a goniolens (also known as a gonioscope) in conjunction with a slit lamp or operating microscope to gain a view of the iridocorneal angle, or the anatomical angle formed between the eye's cornea and iris. The importance of this process is in diagnosing and monitoring various eye conditions associated with glaucoma.

The goniolens allows the clinician - usually an ophthalmologist or optometrist - to view the irideocorneal angle through a mirror or prism, without which the angle is masked by total internal reflection from the ocular tissue.

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i went to eye doctor today for a infection...he also said I had a birth defect of the cornea...something about a small duct for cornea closing and...

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Did you underwent any eye tests.?

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I was just diagnosed with glaucoma. I am 66 years old and while the pressures in the eyes were close to normal, the optic nerves showed...

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Glaucoma

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Thanks for sending your query to us.
This variation in pressure is called diurnal variation.There...

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The eye doctor I vistied suggest that I might be suffering with glacoma. Please see the report and advise accordingly.

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Treatment for glaucoma is tablet drops and some operative procedure.

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Report suggest you are myopic and having...

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