keratoscope

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Noun1.keratoscope - medical instrument to examine the cornea in order to detect irregularities in its anterior surface
medical instrument - instrument used in the practice of medicine
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ker·a·to·scope

n. queratoscopio, instrumento para examinar la córnea.
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The AL-Scan device (Nidek Co, Ltd, Gamagori, Japan), which combines PCI measures of AL with a Scheimpflug camera for assessing anterior eye parameters; the Galilei G6 biometer (Ziemer, Port, Switzerland), which combines interferometry-based measures of AL with Placido disc corneal topography and anterior segment Scheimpflug imaging; and the Pentacam AXL device (Oculus Optikgerate GmbH, Wetzlar, Germany), which combines PCI measures of AL with Scheimpflug imaging of the anterior segment.
Sirius topography device (Costruzione Strumenti Ophthalmologist, Florence, Italy) is a monochromatic 360-degree rotating Scheimpflug camera and a Placido disc combined with a 25-radial cross-sectional anterior segment analysis system (1, 11).
(7,8,9,10,11) Sirius (CSO, Italy) is a corneal tomography device which combines Scheimpflug photography analysis with the classic Placido disc technology.