ametropia


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ametropia

[‚a·mə′trōp·ē·ə]
(medicine)
Any deficiency in the refractive ability of the eye that causes an unfocused image to fall on the retina.
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The sign and magnitude of ametropia seem irrelevant.
He highlighted that contact lenses can help to promote peripheral fusion by offering a more natural field of vision and those with high ametropia can benefit from fewer distortions and aberrations.
Incorporating patented HyperBond(TM) technology and HydrolEyes(TM) surface science, the SynergEyes lenses with FDA market clearance include SynergEyes(R) A for naturally occurring ametropia, targeting patients with astigmatism, current gas permeable lens wearers, and patients demanding optimized vision; the SynergEyes(R) KC for keratoconus; the SynergEyes(R) Multifocal lens for presbyopia; and the SynergEyes(R) PS for post-surgery and post-trauma refractive errors.
Combining PTK and PRK can reduce or eliminate ametropia, improve the best-corrected vision by reducing the surface irregularity of the dystrophic epithelium, and resolve the recurrent corneal erosions.
Incorporating patented HyperBond(TM) technology and HydrolEyes(TM) surface science, the SynergEyes contact lenses with FDA market clearance include SynergEyes(R) A for naturally occurring ametropia, targeting patients with astigmatism, current gas permeable lens wearers, and patients demanding optimized vision; the SynergEyes(R) KC for keratoconus, the SynergEyes(R) Multifocal lens for presbyopia and the SynergEyes(R) PS for post-surgery and post trauma refractive errors.
Planned LASIK Kamra--two-step implantation (PLK2) can be used to manage patients with both ametropia and presbyopia.
To date, a large-scale assessment of visual acuity, ametropia and binocular status in CF patients has not been undertaken.