Slit Lamp Microscope

Slit Lamp Microscope

Catalogue No. -15022

Features :
Slit Lamp Microscope
co-axial movement of base with joy stick, microscope having objectives 1x and 1.6x (paired), eye-pieces 10x and 16x (paired). The slit having width adjustment 0- 12mm, length adjustment 0- 12mm, with halogen lamp 12V- 50W. operates on 220-240V AC 50Hz


A Slit Lamp Microscope, also known as a biomicroscope, is a specialized instrument commonly used in ophthalmology and optometry to examine the anterior and posterior segments of the eye. It is essentially a combination of a microscope and a flashlight, with a high-intensity beam of light that can be focused on a small area of the eye.

The Slit Lamp Microscope allows eye care professionals to view the structures of the eye in greater detail, including the cornea, iris, lens, and retina. It is particularly useful in diagnosing and monitoring eye conditions such as cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.

The microscope features a binocular eyepiece, which allows the eye care professional to view the eye in three dimensions, and a joystick or control knob, which can be used to adjust the focus and position of the microscope. The microscope also features a slit aperture, which can be adjusted to control the width and height of the beam of light, allowing for greater precision in examining specific structures of the eye.

During an examination using the Slit Lamp Microscope, eye drops may be used to dilate the pupils to allow for a more detailed view of the eye’s internal structures. The procedure is non-invasive and typically takes only a few minutes to complete.