Andrew Asimos, MD and Randolph Cordle, MD
- Set your angle of incident light at 45 degrees.
- Use the smallest and brightest point of light possible to discover cells and flare.
- Become comfortable with the removal of corneal foriegn bodies that are less than 1/4 of the depth of the cornea.
- Use either an "eye spud" or sterile 18 gauge needle to lightly scrape off the FB after topical anesthesia of course.
- Have the patient concentrate on keeping their forehead against the anterior head rest and do your best not to cross the patient's field of vision with the needle.