The autorefractor is a computer-controlled machine used during an eye examination to provide an objective measurement of a person’s refractive error. This can also be used to determine prescription for glasses or contact lenses.
For autorefractor testing, you will be seated in a chair in the diagnostic procedure room.Your head will then be positioned so that your chin is resting in front of the machine. During the test, a technician will have you look in certain directions, and focus on images.
.The test is completely painless and safe; the entire procedure takes only a few minutes.
Autorefractor testing provides an objective measurement of a person’s refractive error. The automated refraction technique is quick, simple, and painless.