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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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.