ophthalmometer


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ophthalmometer

(ˌɒfθælˈmɒmɪtə)
n
(Medicine) an instrument used to measure the size of the eye
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Following a systematic review of the Eye Clinic, its findings supported the replacement of Refraction stands plus slit lamps and ophthalmometer units.
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.