pupillary distance


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pu·pil·lar·y dis·tance

the distance between the center of each pupil; the major reference points in measuring for fitting spectacle frames and lenses.

pu·pil·lar·y dis·tance

(pyū'pi-lār-ē dis'tăns)
The distance between the center of each pupil; the major reference points in measuring for fitting of spectacle frames and lenses.
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Be careful entering your prescription online, ideally get your pupillary distance measured for accuracy.
The prescription should include the pupillary distance, which is the distance between the centers of the pupils of each eye.
There was nothing particularly wide-eyed about the patient for whom I recorded a pupillary distance of 74 instead of 64 in their brand-new bifocals.
Many methods have been proposed in literature for the artificial teeth selection.8,9 The reliability of the routinely used anatomical landmarks including the width of the mouth, inter alar width, bizygomatic width and inter pupillary distance has been investigated.2,3
To assist with taking important measurements, such as pupillary distance, pen toppers can be used to attract the child's attention by providing an interesting target to fixate on.
When dispensing such generic sports frames the monocular pupillary distance (PD) and the dihedral angle are necessary (Figure 1).
When selecting a frame, the boxed centre distance and the patient's pupillary distance (PD) should be practically equal.
EFFORTS TO make the recording of pupillary distance (PD) measurements a part of optical prescriptions have been responded to by the GOC.
Ewan McFarlane (pictured), managing director of Metsuki.com, appeared on Radio 4's You and Yours last summer to put the case for pupillary distance measurements being part of the legal requirements for optical prescriptions.
Ewan McFarlane, managing director of Metsuki.com, appeared on Radio 4's You and Yours on Monday (August 16) to put the case for Pupillary Distance measurements being part of the legal requirements for optical prescriptions.
Mr Kennedy acted after he presented details of the 'Give me my Pupillary Distance' online epetition--which aims to change eye examination prescriptions 'to get the best possible glasses for the best possible price'--to ministers.
The new delivery options complement Cyber Imaging's previously introduced patented highly precise measurement module which measures both monocular and binocular pupillary distances to customize every fit every time.