Refraction is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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Nursing Central

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
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Common Use:
To assess the visual acuity of the eyes in patients of all ages, to evaluate visual acuity as required by driver licensing laws, and to assist in evaluating the eyes prior to therapeutic interventions such as eyeglasses, contact lenses, low vision aids, cataract surgery, or laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) surgery.

Area Of Application:
Eyes.

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TY - ELEC T1 - Refraction ID - 425355 Y1 - 2017 PB - Davis's Laboratory & Diagnostic Tests UR - https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425355/all/Refraction ER -