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    Pediatric Ophth/Strabismus

    Step 4. Now direct your attention to each eye separately, using your right eye to examine the patient’s right eye and your left eye to examine his left eye. Change the light source to the small, round aperture. As you move closer to the patient, gradually reduce the power of the lens until you are able to see the details of the patient’s fundus. It may be necessary to decrease the illumination if the child seems uncomfortable with the intensity of the light.