Refraction test

Alternative Names

Eye test – refraction; Vision test – refraction

Definition of Refraction test

The refraction test is an eye exam that measures a person’s prescription for eyeglasses or contact lenses.

Review

Paul B. Griggs, MD, Department of Ophthalmology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA . Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 1/21/2009

Normal vision

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