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An optical instrument for examining refraction of light in the eye. Also called skiascope.


(Medicine) ophthalmol an instrument that reflects a beam of light from a mirror into the eye


(ˈrɛt n əˌskoʊp)

an apparatus that determines the refractive power of the eye by observing the lights and shadows on the pupil when a mirror illumines the retina.
ret`i•nos′co•py (-ˈɒs kə pi) n.
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Refraction is performed in a semi dark room by using retinoscope with the examiner at a distance of 0.
15) KC can be detected with simple tools such as an ophthalmoscope or retinoscope which give 'oil-drop' fundal reflex and 'scissoring'.
In this method, a specific eyedrop is applied to the eyes to relax the focusing muscles, and then refraction is checked after 30-40 minutes using a handheld instrument called a retinoscope.
Refractive error was assessed with autorefractometer and retinoscope prior to visual acuity examination.
Refraction was done with Neitz streak retinoscope and Topcon auto-refractometer.
All members of this family underwent complete eye examination using the slit lamp, autorefractometer, retinoscope, ophthalmoscope, glasses box, tonometry and complete cardiac test.
A team comprising of one ophthalmologist and three nursing assistants trained in taking visual acuity (VA), equipped with Snellen's E chart, torches, autorefractometer, trial box, slit lamp, retinoscope and direct ophthalmoscope (Heine Beta 200) visited the school during working days of week for examination of the students.
Objective refraction was performed with retinoscope which was followed by subjective refraction till the best corrected visual acuity was achieved.