Definition of ophthalmoscopic in US English:

ophthalmoscopic

adjective

  • See ophthalmoscope

    • ‘An experienced opthalmologist performed the direct ophthalmoscopic examination on the patients.’
    • ‘Definitive perimetric (visual field) evidence, detailed ophthalmoscopic evidence, or both confirm the diagnosis of open-angle glaucoma.’
    • ‘In some cases, the cataract may not be apparent on casual penlight inspection but is detected by the absence or distortion of red reflex on ophthalmoscopic examination.’
    • ‘The diagnosis of age-related macular degeneration is based on symptoms and ophthalmoscopic findings, and the disease can be classified into atrophic and exudative forms.’
    • ‘Significant improvements were observed in the ophthalmoscopic parameters of 11 subjects receiving bilberry.’

Pronunciation

ophthalmoscopic

/ˈˌäpTHəlməˈskäpik/