What is a slit lamp?
This instrument is used to observe the health of the cornea, the iris and the lens. The optometrist will ask you to place your head against a frame and your chin in a rest while the optometrist looks through a powerful microscope at each eye.
It is also used in combination with a high powered hand held lens to provide the optometrist with a 3D view of the back of the eye.
We recommend you seek professional advice if you are concerned about your eyeBook an eye test
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