Definitions for "Ophthalmoscope"
An instrument for viewing the interior of the eye, particularly the retina. Light is thrown into the eye by a mirror (usually concave) and the interior is then examined with or without the aid of a lens.
An instrument used by doctors to examine the back of the eye, which can often give a clue to the pressure inside the head.
(ahf-THAL-mah-skohp): Diagnostic instrument that allows the doctor to view the retina.