retinoscopy


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

ret·i·nos·co·py

 (rĕt′n-ŏs′kə-pē)
n. pl. ret·i·nos·co·pies
Medical examination and analysis of the refractive properties of the eye. Also called skiascopy.

ret′i·no·scop′ic (-ə-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

retinoscopy

(ˌrɛtɪˈnɒskəpɪ)
n
(Medicine) ophthalmol a procedure for detecting errors of refraction in the eye by means of an instrument (retinoscope) that reflects a beam of light from a mirror into the eye. Diagnosis is made by observing the areas of shadow and the direction in which the light moves when the mirror is rotated. Also called: skiascopy or shadow test
retinoscopic adj
ˌretinoˈscopically adv
ˌretiˈnoscopist n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

retinoscopy

a method of determining the refractive error of an eye using an ophthalmoscope to illuminate the retina through the lens of the eye. Also called skiascopy. — retinoscopist, n.
See also: Eyes
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Translations

ret·i·nos·co·py

n. retinoscopía, determinación y evaluación de errores visuales de refracción.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
* Check dynamic retinoscopy to explore if a near prescription is indicated as reduced accommodation is common in cerebral palsy (20) and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
All patients had detailed evaluation in the form of visual acuity-unaided and aided, refraction using manual retinoscopy method, assessing the pupil status using pupillometry, grading of the cataract by LOS 3, was done.
The appendix describes how to use the manual lensometer and presents a retinoscopy primer in the plus and minus cylinder methods.
The patients were clinically and topographically diagnosed with keratoconus based on clinical and biomicroscopic findings such as a scissoring reflex on retinoscopy, Munson's sign, thinning of the cornea, Vogt striae, and Fleischer rings, and keratoconus patterns and corneal index changes on corneal topography.
Retinoscopy. Objective exam to "measure the refractive power of the eye by interpreting the light reflected from its retina when illuminated with the retinoscope" (15).
Myopic shift under binocular viewing conditions (phoria-myopia) and pupil diameter changes were studied in 20 IXT patients and 21 orthophoric subjects considered as control group with the PlusoptiX A12R infrared video retinoscopy (PlusoptiX A12R, Niirnberg, Germany).
Wavefront aberrations and treatment zone after orthokeratology were measured with Nidek OPD-Scan III (Nidek Technologies, Gamagori, Japan) (based on automatic retinoscopy; provides integrated corneal topography and wavefront measurement in one device) [18].
After 3-4 months of age, also assess ocular motility, cycloplegia refraction and accommodation by dynamic retinoscopy. If physical abnormalities are present, recommend photo documentation if resources are available.
Patient was uncooperative for visual acuity, and both eye retinoscopy showing +0.50 hypermetropia.
Estimation of visual acuity, color vision, slit lamp examination, intraocular pressure, retinoscopy and fundus examination, visual field analysis is done to detail the defective vision.
It can be demonstrated by retinoscopy or keratometry that the principal meridians of the cornea, as a whole, are not perpendicular to one another.