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  • n. A device that measures refractive aberrations of the eye

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An instrument for measuring deviations or errors in delicate experiments or observations.


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  • Technicians scan the eyeball with an aberrometer -- a device that measures aberrations that can impede vision -- and then the pixels are programmed to correct the irregularities.

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  • Oh, and the groovy science fiction part is they have to make an optical map of your eyes with an aberrometer first.

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  • What happens is that a beam of light is shown into the eye and actually detects problems in the eye, and as that beam of light comes back, bounced off the back of the eye, it actually measures errors in the eye by something called an aberrometer.

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  • Eye prescriptions are typically diagnosed using a phoropter or an aberrometer.


  • The other uses a more expensive system called an aberrometer that shines a laser into the eye and uses an array of tiny lenses to measure its characteristics, with no interaction from the patient.

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  • The team is preparing to conduct clinical trials, but preliminary testing with about 20 people, and objective tests using camera lenses, have shown that it can achieve results comparable to the standard aberrometer test.

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  • Zeiss Meditec WASCA aberrometer and the MEL 70 or MEL 80 excimer laser system when it's used for wavefront guided excimer laser ablation for TravelStream™ — Recent Entries at

  • WaveTec Vision's proprietary intraoperative aberrometer system ORange ™, will transform and advance the emerging convergence of refractive and cataract surgery.

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  • Syprosoft Engineering has been selected again by WaveTec Vision Systems, Inc. for the verification of the software for the ORange ™ intraoperative wavefront aberrometer.

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