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a hole new world....

i remember the time , i was contemplating buying a littmann stethoscope... and was totally dissuaded since , i have a tendency of losing things...
over the years i have lost more things than i ever hope to find...
a litmann costs around 2000 ..and that is too much of a responsibility , my friends and parents said.
well.as luck, or should i say destiny would have it.. i am now the proud owner of a heine beta 200 ophthalmoscope..and it costs{hold your breath} 13000 rupees!!! the sheer responsibilty ! the over whelming need to always be aware of it, taking care of it.... as a frind put it, you now have a baby and you must cradle your ophthalmoscope close to your heart..!
an ophthalmoscope is used to view the inside of the eye..the posterior chamber as we call it..
the optic disc and blood vessels... it's like a whole new world inside the eye..
this is one of the only place in the body where we can actually visualise the blood vessels and their status. and because of this reason , an ophthalmologist is referred patients from all the other depts of medicine.
A sophisticated machine, whose optics , and mechanism i have yet to understand has become an important part of my being..like i have grown a new organ . sprouted a new limb!!needless to say, i am over joyed .. at being able to see , a hole new world.

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Rahul Dash said…
So then, it be eshtablished, that if at any point of time a guy comes up to you and says " Look into my eyes", you acquiesce...no ?

:D
and charge him a consulting fees , while i'm at it :)

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