In the instruction
(on cover of the questions booklet), it stated that “Best of 5” but inside
we have 120 Q of “Best of 4”. Lots of Qs on anatomy (30%), ocular biochemistry
(30%) and only few Qs on Optic and Refraction.
This paper takes
120 minutes. We are given a booklet of OSE Qs which we don’t have to move
around. There are 12 questions. No real instruments given. There are all
together 52 candidates in London, City Temple Center.
brain stem anatomy pictures with the arrows pointed on red nucleus, olive,
pyramid, seventh nerve (curved around the sixth nucleus), third nerve and
sixth nerve. Asked to name them.
Histology picture showing Flexner Wintersteiner Rosette. Questions asked
included what are the other histology features? What are the other three
differential diagnosis of leucokoria in a 12 month old child.
stain showing Chlamydia. What is this? How do you treat?
Draw the ray diagram.
Draw ray diagram, why green light used?
glasses: what are the indications for prescribing? In what four conditions
bifocal are contraindicated?
test showing the inferior oblique underaction with contralateral SR overaction.
No question on diagnosis but I think is Brown’s syndrome.
visual field: left superior homonymous quadranopia. Qs on where and what
is the likely lesion?
describe the anomaly. Round hyperfluorescene area at fovea increase in
intensity but not the size. PED
Scan: enlarge medial rectus with hyperdense lesion in the brain
investigation results with normal range given. Questions on what are the
systems affected. Eg renal, anemia. c-ANCA level increased. Likely cause
of multisystem failure? Wegener’s granulomatosis.