gonioscope


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gonioscope

[′gō·nē·ə‚skōp]
(medicine)
A special optical instrument for studying in detail the angle of the anterior chamber of the eye.
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The Nidek GS-1 Gonioscope provides 360[degrees] automated colour anterior chamber angle imaging of the whole anterior chamber angle and its structures with a 16 mirror gonio lens.
GSL is usually performed by the aid of a gonioscope under an operating microscope.
The most recent development has been to use a Goldmann contact lens (similar to a gonioscope) with a built-in ring pressure sensor, with two products available--the 'Meditron' (Imedos Systems, Jena) and 'OcuDyn.' Similar to the Sisler ODM, the compression occurs at the anterior aspect of the eye and the observer views the ONH through the slit lamp.
In case 2, the brown nodules on the surface of the iris and the anterior synechia appearing in the same place as the nodules found by slit-lamp and gonioscope was unique to glaucoma.