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Allowance

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allowance

An accounting term used to describe entries on a profit and loss statement for expenses that might become necessary in the future. Examples include an allowance for bad debt, in which a certain percentage of income is deducted because of the likelihood it will be uncollectible.

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However, early detection of keratoconus is the most vital reason for practitioners to re-arm themselves with their trusty retinoscopes.
Alongside scissoring of retinoscopy reflex and 'oil-drop' effect when the red reflex of the fundus is viewed either with an ophthalmoscope or retinoscope, careful attention must be paid to the pattern of refractive changes in children.
At the time in the UK I was working in a well-equipped practice near London, and my retinoscope and ophthalmoscope were merely 'display items' in the corner of my consulting room.
Attending the OSCE, the pre-reg is required to bring their retinoscope and ophthalmoscope, even though they may not use them.
Therefore, it is imperative that the pre-reg is confident in using their retinoscope to obtain a refraction base, before moving on to subjective retraction to fine-tune and obtain the final spectacle prescription.
(4) In this case, the stimulus is the dimmed light source of the retinoscope in a darkened room.
Begin with the retinoscope alongside the target, with the child telling you about the picture (or with the parent pointing to the picture to hold attention).