ophthalmometer


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ophthalmometer

[‚äf·thəl′mäm·əd·ər]
(optics)
An instrument for measuring refractive errors, especially astigmatism.
An instrument for measuring the capacity of the chamber of the eye.
An instrument for measuring the eye as a whole.
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Contract Notice: The University is seeking Contractor(s) for the supply, delivery, installation and commissioning of Refraction Stands and Associated Equipment.Following a systematic review of the Eye Clinic, its findings supported the replacement of Refraction stands plus slit lamps and ophthalmometer units.
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.