Lid & Lacrimal structures


Lid & Lacrimal structures

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 82%
Ease of Revision 7.7 / 10

Not an easy Chapter. Not impossible either. Keep this in your 2nd tier list of topics.

You may be able to score 4 marks.

Question Pattern

This is a fairly wide Chapter.

Generally in Ophthal, good amount of focus is also on treatment details, not just on Clincal features & investigations.

That holds good for this Chapter too.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Causes of Ptosis
  • MC tumor of eyelid
  • Hordeolum
  • Ptosis types
  • Phenol Red test
  • Surgical methods for Ptosis
  • Definitions – Distichiasis,Trichiasis, Tylosis
  • Acute Dacryocystitis
  • MC lacrimal gland tumor
  • Congenital Dacryocystitis – Overview & Rx
  • Recurrent Chalazion
  • Madarosis
  • Chalazion

Suggested Revision

  • Ocular manifestation of Mumps
  • Nasolacrimal duct anatomy
  • Epiblepharon
  • Tests for lacrimation
  • Hemangioma of Lid
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Causes of bilateral ptosis
  • Tests for Ptosis
  • Rx of chronic Dacryocystitis
  • Tear film physiology
  • Surgery for Ectropion
  • Grading of Ptosis

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