Title: Clinical Refraction
Author: David Meyer, OD, FAAO, Director of Contact Lens Services, John A. Moran Eye Center
Keywords/Main Subjects: Retinoscopy, Subjective Refraction, Accommodation, Ametropia, Multifocal Spectacles, Image Displacement
Description: This lecture summarizes basic concepts of clinical refraction. Retinoscopy is reviewed along with clinically important concepts related to subjective refraction. Spectacle correction for adults and children is covered. Additionally, the lecture outlines accommodation and accommodative problems. Instruction regarding prescribing multifocal spectacles with the appropriate add are reviewed. Finally, image jump and displacement are covered in the lecture.