TITLE

retinoscopy

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p662
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for "retinoscopy" is presented. It refers to a type of vision test in which a light beam is shone from an instrument called a retinoscope into each eye in turn. The effect of different lenses on the light beam indicates whether glasses are needed to correct refractive errors like hypermetropia, myopia or astigmatism.
ACCESSION #
44000527

 

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