Good Hope, Heartlands, and Solihull Eye Clinics

Van Herrick test

David Kinshuck

 

This is a simple test, but not as accurate as gonioscopy. See www.gonioscopy.org.    Angle closure may occur if the illuminated peripheral anterior chamber depth is less than 25% corneal thickness. Slit lamp is set at      

  • 600
  • narrow
  • bright
  • x16 magnification
van herick test  to assess risk of angle closure glaucoma