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Optometry

A health care profession concerned with eyes and related structures, as well as vision, visual systems, and vision information processing in humans. The practice of eye and vision care.

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Optometry

ophthalmoscope

Eyewear; Optometry

An optical instrument used to examine the external and internal parts of the eye, particularly the media and the fundus.

pantoscopic angle

Eyewear; Optometry

1. Angle in the vertical plane between the optical axis of a spectacle lens and the visual axis of the eye in the primary position, usually taken to be the horizontal. 2. Angle between the spectacle ...

optical material

Eyewear; Optometry

Transparent material capable of being manufactured into optical components.

optical radiation hazard

Eyewear; Optometry

Possibility of damage to the retina by optical radiation.

optical centre

Eyewear; Optometry

For practical purposes, the intersection of the optical axis with the front surface a lens.

ophthalmoscope

Optometry; Optometry

An optical instrument used to examine the external and internal parts of the eye, particularly the media and the fundus.

ophthalmoscope graticules

Eyewear; Optometry

Patterns or targets or graticules which can be optionally positioned in the illuminating light path within the instrument and which will be imaged on the retina for diagnostic, measurement or ...

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