Examination Checklist

A normal eye examination can he carried out quickly using simple equipment and should conclude that:

• External inspection is normal, a Vision in each eye is normal.

• Confrontation visual fields are full.

• Ocular movements are normal.

• Pupil reactions are normal.

• Optic discs are flat and of normal colour.

• Retinal vessels are normal.

KEY POINTS

• General observation and inspection should precede detailed eye examination.

• Visual acuity should always be measured.

• Ophthalmoscopy is easier through a dilated pupil

• Pupil dilatation is oontraindicaled if neurological observations are required,

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