Wednesday, 11 March 2015

REQUISITES FOR RETINOSCOPY

👀🔎 REQUISITES FOR RETINOSCOPY::
🔦 Dilated cycloplegia - To relax accomodation in hypermetropes. Commonly used drug is CYCLOPENTOLATE.
🔦 Dilator without cycloplegic effect - PHENYLEPHRINE.
🔦 Longest acting dilator cycloplegic - ATROPINE (duration is 7-14days/1-2weeks).
🔦 Shortest acting dilator cycloplegic - TROPICAMIDE.
🔦 For children <3years of age - ATROPINE eye ointment.
🔦 For adults - use TROPICAMIDE.
🔦 For school going/older children - HOMATROPINE (action lasting 1-2days) [or] CYCLOPENTOLATE (action lasting 12-24hours).

No comments:

Post a comment