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Retinoscopy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Retinoscopy
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.380.560.500
Unique ID
D042262
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D042262
Scope Note
An objective determination of the refractive state of the eye (NEARSIGHTEDNESS; FARSIGHTEDNESS; ASTIGMATISM). By using a RETINOSCOPE, the amount of correction and the power of lens needed can be determined.
Entry Term(s)
Shadow Test
Skiametry
Skiascopy
NLM Classification #
WW 300
Previous Indexing
Refraction, Ocular (1966-2003)
See Also
Refraction, Ocular
Public MeSH Note
2004
History Note
2004
Entry Combination
instrumentation:Retinoscopes
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Retinoscopy Preferred
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