eye speculum


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eye spec·u·lum

an instrument for keeping the eyelids apart during inspection of or operation on the eye.
Synonym(s): blepharostat

eye spec·u·lum

(ī spek'yŭ-lŭm)
An instrument for keeping the eyelids apart during inspection of or operation on the eye.
Synonym(s): blepharostat.

eye speculum

A device for separating the eyelids. Plated steel wire, plain, Luer's, Von Graefe's, and Steven's are the most common types.
See also: speculum
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IOP was again measured with Barraquer wire eye speculum inserted in the eye in group 1, and with Universal eye speculum in group 2.
Paired Sample t-test was used to compare the variable of baseline IOP with Barraquer speculum and Universal eye speculum.
An earlier study6 showed an increase in IOP of 4mmHg after using an eye speculum in children under anaesthesia.