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February 1976

A Teaching Pointer for Indirect Ophthalmoscopy

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Arkansas Medical Center, Little Rock, Ark.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1976;94(2):317. doi:10.1001/archopht.1976.03910030161016

• A simple teaching pointer has been devised for use with the indirect ophthalmoscope. A bristle is attached to a thimble that is placed on the thumb of the hand not holding the indirect lens. It can be used with or without scleral depression to define specific retinal lesions.