Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscopes
BINOCULAR INDIRECT OPHTHALMOSCOPE
The Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscope is used to facilitate a routine exam done by ophthalmologists and Optometrists to examine the inside of the back of the eye, also known as the fundus or posterior segment. Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscopy or BIO for short, is one of the ways used to view the retina, with a wide field of the retina and stereoscopic view. BIO also allows dynamic observation of the retina by moving the BIO device, lens, and applying scleral depression. Some popular brands are Keeler, Propper, Topcon and Heine.