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Javal-Schiøtz ophthalmometer

Alternative eponyms

  • Javal-Schiøtz keratometer
  • Schiøtz' ophthalmometer

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An optical instrument that measures the curvature of the anterior cornel surface.

Description

An optical instrument that measures the curvature of the anterior cornel surface, used for determining the extent and axis of astigmatism.

Bibliography

  • L. E. Javal, H. Schiötz:
    Un opthalmomètre pratique. Annales d’oculistique, Paris, 1881, 86: 5-21.

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