During direct ophthalmoscopy, a doctor looks at each of your eyes using a viewing instrument containing a light (ophthalmoscope). The doctor can see the back of your eye with the ophthalmoscope and will look for eye damage or diseases.
Current as of: December 18, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Christopher Joseph Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Christopher Joseph Rudnisky, MD, MPH, FRCSC - Ophthalmology