retinoscopy

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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.
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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
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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.
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ret·i·nos·co·py

n. retinoscopía, determinación y evaluación de errores visuales de refracción.
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Static retinoscopy is also a quick method to confirm the correct prescription.
(2) evaluated the difference in refractive error in non-strabismic children between the ages of seven years and 16 years, using static retinoscopy under two conditions--first by fogging the contralateral eye with a positive lens and second with cycloplegia using cyclopentolate 1%.
Conventional refraction techniques involve static retinoscopy with accommodation controlled by distance fixation and fogging lenses, followed by refinement with subjective routine.