2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
Chapter 4: Clinical Evaluation and Imaging of the Anterior Segment
Vitreous and Fundus
Dilated examination of the posterior segment allows the clinician to evaluate the vitreous for signs of inflammation, hemorrhage, or ghost cells. Careful stereoscopic evaluation of the optic nerve head should be performed, followed by examination of the fundus to detect pathology such as hemorrhages, effusions, masses, inflammatory lesions, retinal vascular occlusions, diabetic retinopathy, or retinal detachments that can be associated with glaucoma.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.