|Year : 2020 | Volume
| Issue : 10 | Page : 2249
Smartphone anterior segment photography with slit-lamp assisted illumination
Aravind Eye Hospital and Post-graduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India
|Date of Web Publication||23-Sep-2020|
Dr. P R Aswin
Aravind Eye Hospital and Post-graduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Anna Nagar, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
|How to cite this article:|
Aswin P R. Smartphone anterior segment photography with slit-lamp assisted illumination. Indian J Ophthalmol 2020;68:2249
Smartphones have a wide appeal for ophthalmic imaging. Most enthusiasts recommend using macro-lenses or the slit-lamp eyepiece either barehanded or with adaptors or recently even intraocular lenses (IOLs).,,, With newer phones coming with two or more cameras, the 2× zoom option works well for taking anterior segment images. The illumination can be provided by the illumination system of the slit-lamp. The following images [Figure 1] were taken by keeping the phone at a 30-45° angle with the slit-lamp beam providing either diffuse or slit illumination. This works with any mid-range dual camera phone with a 2x-zoom option, thus negating the need for any extra attachments.
|Figure 1: Anterior segment photos taken using 2x zoom on Nokia 7 Plus (a mid-range Android smartphone) with illumination from a slit-lamp. (a) Hypermature Morgagnian Cataract. (b) Black partially-absorbed cataract with Iris and Lens coloboma. (c) Post-traumatic prolapsed vitreous in Anterior Chamber with hemorrhage. (d) Immature cataract with nuclear sclerosis|
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