ophthalmometer


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ophthalmometer

(ˌɒfθælˈmɒmɪtə)
n
(Medicine) an instrument used to measure the size of the eye
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An example instrument is also included for reference Parameter Measurement method Example instrument ISO 18369- 3:2006 Section BOZR Ophthalmometer Topcon OM-4 4.
Ophthalmometers (also known as keratometers) can be used for the measurement of rigid lenses, and soft lenses with some adaptation, (3) however they are rarely used in practice.
Following a systematic review of the Eye Clinic, its findings supported the replacement of Refraction stands plus slit lamps and ophthalmometer units.