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n.1.(Photog.) An assisting instrument for focusing an object in or before a camera.
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After 'zeroing' the focimeter, the first step is to establish the power of the principal meridian with the higher absolute back vertex power (BVP).
Within the ISO standards the principal method of BVP inspection is the focimeter, which enables measurement of sphere, cylinder and prism powers.
The practical parts of the assessment are: to take keratometry readings, insert and remove a contact lens, perform pupil reactions and manually focimeter a pair of varifocals.
The first thing I did when I took over was buy a pupilometer, a Zeiss focimeter and a glazing machine.