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 children were further divided in two groups, with ametropia, and those without ametropia.
Lehenbauer, "Refractive states of eyes and associations between ametropia and age, breed, and axial globe length in domestic cats," American Journal of Veterinary Research, vol.
Though ametropia is very common (around 40%), this is probably adequately dealt with by community optometrists.
Other diagnosed eye disorders included ametropia (2), pseudophakia (2), presbyopia (1), bilateral retinitis pigmentosa (1), age-related macular degeneratio n (1), and bilateral retinitis pigmentosa plus pseudophakia (1) (Figure 2).
En la ambliopia por ametropia una reduccion bilateral de la agudeza visual se debe a errores de refraccion grandes, no corregidos y aproximadamente iguales en los dos ojos de un nino pequeno.
A 20-30 minute operation, No Specs corrects the three main causes for wearing glasses; ametropia (long or short sightedness), astigmatism (an abnormal curve at the front of the eye) and presbyopis (an age-related condition in which the lens of the eye is unable to see near objects).
Gabriel Merchan de Mendoza para determinar el estado refractivo del ojo, definir el tipo de ametropia y su poder refractivo.
The treatment of eye diseases and the correction of ametropia were, in this study, the responsibility of the individuals' ophthalmologists.
At baseline, 35 children had normal vision and 35 had ametropia (farsightedness, nearsightedness, or astigmatism).