Skip to Content

direct ophthalmoscopy


Definition: examination of the ocular fundus with a hand-held instrument containing both a light source and exchangeable magnifying lenses; the examiner views the fundus directly.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.