Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology

Prisms in Ophthalmology

Himshikha Aggarwal
Guru Nanak Eye Centre, Maulana Azad Medical college & assoc. Hospitals New Delhi, India

Editor-in-Chief, Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology, Dr R.P.Centre, AIIMS.

Corresponding Author:

Himshikha Aggarwal (MS)
Senior Resident
Guru Nanak Eye Centre, New Delhi, India.

Received: 29-APR-2022 Accepted: 18-MAY-2022 Published Online: 25-JUN-2022

With their numerous diagnostic and therapeutic applications, prisms are an indispensable part of ophthalmology. Prisms have been used as reflectors in various ophthalmic instruments, while their other properties have made them an essential tool in the diagnosis and management of strabismus. Hence, an in-depth knowledge of their correct use is crucial for all ophthalmologists. This article aims to summarise the various types of prisms, their optics, and their applications in ophthalmology. 

Keywords :Prisms, Optics, Uses Of Prisms, Strabismus, Fresnel Prisms

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