astigmat


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astigmat

[ə′stig‚mat]
(optics)
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Periorbital IH'ler ambilopi, astigmat ve sasiliga neden olabilir.
For Johnson & Johnson Vision Care's Kurt Moody, global platform director of presbyopia research and development, it is simply a case that "there is not a good presbyopia product for the astigmats.
Historically, astigmats have also been over-represented among contact lens drop-outs, suggesting that poor vision resulting from uncorrected astigmatism was a contributory factor in discontinuation from lens wear.
Myopes who have undergone LASIK/LASEK generally tend to have a speedier visual recovery than high astigmats and hyperopes.
The newly expanded Avaira toric lens range now covers more than 90 percent of astigmats.
Careful shape selection is required for high astigmats to limit lens thickness where possible.
He cited the disproportionate number of contact lens dropouts being overly represented by astigmats.
Unilens, known as the "Eye Care Professional's Specialty Contact Lens Company" continues its tradition of providing outstanding specialty lens solutions exclusively to licensed optical professionals by offering the new C-VUE 1 Day ASV (Aspheric Single Vision) lens as a daily disposable that is ideal for low level astigmats, early presbyopes, and those who simply wish to improve their vision.
COOPERVISION HAS launched additional parameters for its Avaira toric contact lenses which are said to now cover more than 90% of astigmats.
Gromacki considers astigmatism and what needs to be done to enhance vision for astigmats, something ECPs have addressed for hundreds of years, through various technologies.
Only half of astigmats have heard about toric contact lenses as a corrective option.
Elsewhere in the exhibition hall, on Friday and Saturday, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care's Acuvue lounge will screen a specially created 3D film Freedom for Astigmats demonstrating how its new one-day Acuvue Moist for Astigmatism benefits patients trough its accelerated stabilisation design, which according to J&J, provides clear and stable vision throughout the day, no matter what head and eye movements are made.