Retinoscopy (Ret) is a technique to obtain an objective measurement of the refractive error of a patient`s eyes. The examiner uses a retinoscope to shine light into the patient`s eye and observes the reflection (reflex) off the patient`s retina. While moving the streak or spot of light across the p...
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the technique of looking into the eye with an optical instrument to observe the retina.
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a method of determining focusing errors of the eye in which light is shined through the pupil and the reflected beam is measured
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Ret`i·nos'co·py noun [ Retina + -scopy .] (Physiol.) The study of the retina of the eye by means of the ophthalmoscope.
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<physiology> The study of the retina of the eye by means of the ophthalmoscope. ... Origin: Retina + -scopy. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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(ret″ĭ-nos´kә-pe) an objective method of investigating, diagnosing, and evaluating refractive errors of the eye, by projection of a beam of light into the eye and observation of the movement of the illuminated area on the retinal surface and of the refraction by the eye of the emer...
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• (n.) The study of the retina of the eye by means of the ophthalmoscope.
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retinoscopy, skiascopy 1. The study of the retina of the eye by using an ophthalmoscope. 2. Medical examination and analysis of the refractive properties of the eye.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ret′i-nos′kŏ-pē Definitions: 1. A method of determining errors of refraction by illuminating the retina and observing the rays of light emerging from the eye. Synonyms: scotoscopy, shadow test, skiascopy
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