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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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One of the limitations is that we had a very low percentage of sensory deprivation and ametropic amblyopia cases which also affected our chi square calculations and we did not have the demographic background of our patients.
OF PATIENTS % strabismic 15 25.86% ametropic 7 12.06% Anisometropic 21 36.20% Meridional 11 18.96% Visual deprivation 4 6.89% INCIDENCE OF DIFFERENT TYPES OF STRABISMUS NO.
However, there is much more that contact lens wear offers to the ametropic child than just refractive correction.
[7] reported that uncorrected bilaterally ametropic (hyperopic and/or astigmatic) preschoolers had reduced scores on the BeeryBuktenica Developmental Test of Visual Motor Integration (VMI) [8] compared to emmetropic preschoolers.
In fact, it's only when they are free of the burden that they are able to realise how being ametropic was so restrictive.
In the subgroup of patients who underwent bilateral implantation, the Mann-Whitney U test was used to compare the satisfaction between patients who were emmetropic (manifest refraction spherical equivalent [MRSE] within [+ or -]0.50 D and refractive astigmatism within [+ or -]0.50 D in both eyes) and ametropic preoperatively.