A lamp that emits a narrow but intense beam of light, used for examining the interior of the eye.
- The eye is examined with a slit lamp, a microscope designed for eye examination.
- The cornea, aqueous, iris and pupil should be examined with the slit lamp.
- In this instance, copious irrigation with saline and a thorough slit lamp examination should be carried out.
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