Diagnosis and examinations
Various means are available at the Malagnou Eye Center for a reliable diagnosis
Eye examination at the practice
First we ask clinical questions, then we carry out a clinical examination.
♦ Assessment of vision: intraocular pressure is taken with a tonometer.
♦ Visual field assessment
|According to Goldman
|According to Humphrey
The anterior chamber
These examinations will reveal the various medical conditions in terms of eyesight disorders and the corneal topography.
Their treatment will be discussed under the heading of our services.
The posterior chamber
It is analysed using a three-mirror lens and indirect ophthalmoscopy.
Following our diagnosis at the practice, it may be decided to conduct more in-depth investigations, which will be carried out at the clinic.
Scanning laser opthalmoscopy and ophthalmic computerised tomography (OCT)
Angiographic diagnosis addition, this examination is essential for certain differential diagnoses.
Biometry is used for measuring the axial length of the eye, in order to calculate the power of the lens implant required to replace the lens (refer to the paragraph Cataracts under the heading of "Visual abnormalities").