Opthalmoscopic Exam (CN II)

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Examine both retinas carefully with an ophthalmoscope.

25. Ophthalmoscopic Exam

Sequence

What is Being Tested?

This exam allows direct visualization of damage to the retina or retinal vessels, optic nerve atrophic changes, papilledema (see Neuroanatomy through Clinical Cases, Key Clinical Concepts 5.3), and other important abnormalities.