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loupe

 [lo̳p]
a magnifying lens.

loupe

(lūp),
A magnifying lens.
[Fr.]

loupe

(lldbomacp) [Fr.] a magnifying lens.

loupe

[lo̅o̅p]
Etymology: Fr, magnifying glass
a magnifying lens mounted in a frame worn on the head, as used to examine the eyes.

loupe

(lūp)
A magnifying lens.
[Fr.]

loupe

A small monocular or binocular magnifying lens, usually set in an eyepiece or head frame, used for examination or operation when fine detail is involved. Operating loupes have now largely been replaced by operating microscopes.

magnifier

An optical device, commonly used for close viewing, which produces an apparent magnification. It can be monocular or binocular, held in the hand (hand magnifier) or mounted in front of the eye (stand magnifier). It rarely exceeds a magnification of ✕10 and does not produce an inversion of the image (Fig. M5). Syn. loupe. See distance of distinct vision; magnifying lens; apparent magnification; low vision.
Fig. M5 A hand magnifierenlarge picture
Fig. M5 A hand magnifier

loupe

(lūp)
A magnifying lens.
[Fr.]

loupe

a magnifying lens.

head loupe
a magnifying lens mounted on a headband, freeing both hands of the clinician. Used principally in ophthalmology.
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The aim of this study was to objectively assess the effect of magnification loupes on AP and ML posture during simulated instrumentation sessions on typodonts involving full-mouth exploration.
Since neck pain is significantly associated with working with a forward head posture of 20 degrees or more, I consider it mandatory that dental hygienists wear well-designed ergonomic loupes for a long and healthy career.
Although dental loupes are widely used, they have disadvantages compared with the microscope.
His next step, after enlarging the drawing, was to use two loupes on the original object for yet more detail, and draw it again.
Simply wearing loupes for a specified number of hours may not have been the critical issue to distinguish no/mild pain from moderate/severe pain.
5 inch diameter spot is the best all around coming in at 90k lux at 18 inches, with or without loupes.
Fast forward to 2010, and I cannot imagine working without my loupes and headlight.
Inherent in understanding the use of magnification loupes in medicine and dentistry is the premise that Increased image size will positively impact treatment.
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to appraise the perceived benefits of magnification loupes by clinical dental hygiene faculty, to assess the degree to which loupes were being utilized in educational settings, which factors were a deterrent to using magnification loupes in teaching and clinical practice and whether faculty were willing to endorse magnification loupes with students.