Synoptophore Notes

By posted on March 27, 2014 9:55PM
Synoptophore

Synoptophore Definition:

This is an Ophthalmic Instrument, used for diagnosing imbalance of eye muscles and treating them by orthoptic methods.

Synoptophore Uses:

All the standard measurements and treatments are possible on this instrument including assessment of the angle alpha, the objective angle, abnormal retina correspondence, cyclophoria, hyperphoria and horizontal vertical vergences.

Synoptophore Components:

An automatic flashing unit allows each eye to be stimulated alternately or simultaneously. Manual flashing switches and independent dimming rheostats are provided as standard. After images are achieved by using high intensity halogen light sources and condensing systems. A pair of removable Haidinger’s Brushes motor units are included, which allows the user to employ pleoptic techniques to assess and treat eccentric fixation and abnormal retinal correspondence.

Synoptophore
Synoptophore

Synoptophore Videos:

Retinal Correspondence: Amblyoscope assessment

Source:Ophthalmology: Eye Physicians & Surgeons

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