Candidate 7 Fail Centre: Nottingham
Date: June, 2000
Focimetery of bifocal glasses and the principles of the focimeter
Keratometry of a patient's cornea.
Pupil examination. Right RAPD. Questions on the visual pathway and the pharmacological tests.
Anterior segment on the slit-lamp. Early keratoconus with Fleischer's ring, enlarged corneal nerves and Vogt's striae.
Direct ophthalmoscopy on a patient with Stargardt's disease.
Indirect ophthalmoscopy with 20 D. The patient had retinal detachment repair with 360 degrees cryotherapy and a dropped PC IOL in the same eye.
Visual field examination. I was asked to sit the patient at the Humphrey's analyser and started the test. I was also given a Humphrey field and asked about the reliability and the defect seen.
Nystagmus patient with alternating esotropia with abnormal head posture.
CT scan showing an orbital meningioma. The principles of CT scan and the possible diagnosis.
B scan showing a disc drusen.
Accommodative esotropia with a hypermetropia of +6.00D. Questions on diagnosis and management.
Tonometer head. Principles of applanation tonometry and the prisms in it.
Computerised topography of the cornea. The patient has keratoconus.
Biometry. Patient has cataract and myopic and questions on whether this is index or axial myopia and the choice of lenses
Can't remember but may be a Hess's chart.
Refraction: A patient who had cataract in one eye and pseudophakic in the other. The operative eye has a -5.00 D cylinder.
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