[of-thal-mos-kuh-pee, -thuhl-, op-]
noun, plural ophthalmoscopies.
the use of or technique of using an ophthalmoscope.

1720–30; ophthalmo- + -scopy

ophthalmoscopist, noun
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ophthalmoscopy (ˌɒfθælˈmɒskəpɪ)
examination of the interior of the eye with an ophthalmoscope

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ophthalmoscopy oph·thal·mos·co·py (ŏf'thəl-mŏs'kə-pē, -thāl-, ŏp'-)
Examination of the interior of the eye through the pupil with an ophthalmoscope.

oph·thal'mo·scop'ic (-thāl'mə--skŏp'ĭk) or oph·thal'mo·scop'i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
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For more complicated procedures, scanning laser ophthalmoscopy is available.
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