Accession Number : ADD014921

Title :   Scheiner-Principle Pocket Optometer for Self Evaluation and Bio-Feedback Accommodation Training.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 28 Beb 90, patented 5 Mar 91,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Cushman, William B

Report Date : 05 Mar 1991

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A method and optometer apparatus for measuring the accommodative state of an eye of a subject is disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, the optometer apparatus includes: a pinhole aperture plate having a center and a plurality of apertures in the pinhole aperture plate for viewing by the subject's eye; a positive lens disposed near the pinhole aperture plate and having an optical axis coincident with the center of the pinhole aperture plate; and scaled means inclined away from the positive lens for indicating to the subject the accommodative state of the subject's eye in diopters.

Descriptors :   *OPTOMETERS, BIOFEEDBACK, EYE, EYE MOVEMENTS

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE