What is Funduscopy?
Fundus is back part of the eye balls including vitreous, retina, choroid, and optic disc.
Conditions detected by funduscopy
Retinal blood vessels are present in retina, and it is the only blood vessel that can be directly seen outside human body. Changes in blood vessels throughout the body caused by arteriosclerosis, high blood pressure, diabetes and other diseases are detected in fundoscopy.
The result of funduscopy is assessed by so called hypoertensinve change and arteriosclerotic change. Hypertensive change is categorized from H1 to H4, and the higher the number is, the higher the blood pressure can be. The arteriosclerosis change is categorized from S1 to S4, and the higher the number is, the more the arteriosclerosis may have progressed.