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Definition of Dark adaptometry

Dark adaptometry: A type of electrophysiologic retinal testing done to diagnose and manage retinal degeneration by measuring the length of time it takes for the retina to regain maximal sensitivity to low amounts of light after it has been exposed to bright light then returned to darkness.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012

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