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Ophthalmology Research: An International Journal, ISSN: 2321-7227,Vol.: 8, Issue.: 2

Short Communication

Stenopeaic Slit: A Diagnostic and Refractive Tool


Partha Haradhan Chowdhury1* and Brinda Haren Shah2

1Department of Optometry, Shree Satchandi Jankalyan Samiti Netra Prasikshan Sansthan, Pauri Affliated to Uttarakhand State Medical Faculty, Dehradun, India.

2Department of Optometry, Gujarat University, Gujarat, India.

Article Information
(1) Tatsuya Mimura, Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo Women's Medical University Medical Center East, Japan.
(1) Gabor Nemeth, Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén County Hospital and University Teaching Hospital, Miskolc, Hungary.
(2) Asaad Ahmed Ghanem, Mansoura Ophthalmic Center, Mansoura University, Egypt.
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This paper describes about the diagnostic and refractive procedures which were performed with the help of stenopaeic slit. The slit is used in performing refraction in cases of high astigmatism, low vision patients, keratoconus patients as well as in performing normal refraction. Slit is also useful in measuring vertex distance to place trial frame properly.

Keywords :

Stenopaic slit; vertex distance; refraction.

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DOI : 10.9734/OR/2018/39503

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