May 1, 1977

Comparison of "near retinoscopy" and subjective refraction in adults

American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics
I Mohindra

Abstract

Static retinoscopy can yield contaminated results because the central rays of the retinoscope beam are oblique with respect to the line of sight of the eye being examined. Additionally, it is difficult to obtain steady distant fixation by children and infants. A near-retinoscopy technique is described, and refractive errors obtained by subjective refraction and near retinoscopy on adults are compared to show that the latter technique yields reliable and valid measures of refraction.

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