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Ophthalmic photography in the era of smartphones and compact cameras

Poster Details

First Author: R.Fogla INDIA

Co Author(s):    K. Ratnayake              

Abstract Details



Purpose:

To report application of point & shoot digital camera & smartphones for ophthalmic photography in routine clinical use

Setting:

Cornea Clinic, Apollo Hospitals, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, India

Methods:

Both cameras & smartphones were used for external macrophotography of the eye & ocular adnexa, and slitlamp photography of the anterior segment of the eye using simple attachment to the eyepiece of the slitlamp.

Results:

External photographs were taken in the macromode. Slitlamp photography could be performed under diffuse, slit beam, & retroillumination. The structures of the angle, the optic disc & surrounding retina could also be photographed using appropriate lenses. Other uses include intraoperative photography & histopathology & microbiology photographs.

Conclusions:

Simple compact cameras & smartphones are easy to use in routine clinical practice and provide good quality photographs.

Financial Disclosure:

NONE

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