How To: Perform a ophthalmoscopic exam of a patient's eye

Perform a ophthalmoscopic exam of a patient's eye

How to Perform a ophthalmoscopic exam of a patient's eye

If you're a first year medical student, this is one of the skills you will be learning when training to become a doctor or physician— the ophthalmoscopic exam, which is an instrument for visually inspecting the retina and other parts of the human eye. Every doctor will carry an ophthalmoscope around in his/her pocket daily, so it's necessary that this would be one the first things you should learn in medical school. See how to examine the undilated eye, in five steps.

For more information, go to University of Virginia's School of Medicine Interactive Learning Modules.

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