The Physical Examination of the Eye

Academic Article


  • This article is a review of the anatomy of the eye and its surrounding tissues. A working knowledge of the functional anatomy of the eye will aid the emergency physician in performing a thorough yet efficient physical examination of the eye. A goal-directed physical examination of the eye will allow the emergency physician to attempt to identify (or exclude) visionthreatening disease processes and facilitate communication with the ophthalmologist. © 2008 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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  • Robinett DA; Kahn JH
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  • 1
  • End Page

  • 16
  • Volume

  • 26
  • Issue

  • 1