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New equipment like x-ray machines, ophthalmoscopes, and cardiographs improved diagnostic and therapeutic options.
An ophthalmoscope image of diabetic retinopathy shows damage to the retina caused by diabetes.
So researchers at the University of Warwick in Coventry in the U.K. spent three years developing an ophthalmoscope that creates a high-quality digital image using fancy technology.
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Origin and Etymology of ophthalmoscope
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1857See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of ophthalmoscope
: an instrument for viewing the interior of the eye consisting of a concave mirror with a hole in the center through which the observer examines the eye, a source of light that is reflected into the eye by the mirror, and lenses in the mirror which can be rotated into the opening in the mirror to neutralize the refracting power of the eye being examined and thus make the image of the fundus clear
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