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emmetropia

[‚em·ə′trō·pē·ə]
(medicine)
Normal vision.

Emmetropia

 

normal, or correct, refraction of the eye, as opposed to incorrect refraction, or ametropia, in which the optical system is unable to bring into focus on the retina the parallel light rays entering the eye.

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Normal, non-pathological emmetropic eyes are the most common type amongst the population (43.
If emmetropic children are showing an increase in AL growth through childhood into late teenage years then children with myopia would be expected to have an even greater increase in axial elongation in comparison.
Wavefront aberrations in eyes of emmetropic and moderately myopic school children and young adults.
Results: The axial length was significantly longer in the keratoconic group than in the emmetropic control group in a statistically significant fashion.
This study demonstrates that the Flexivue Microlens([R]) provides a clinically useful and very satisfactory treatment for emmetropic presbyopia," said Dr.
Effects of dioptric blur on the visual performance of myopic and emmetropic young adults.
In double-masked, placebo-controlled testing among both myopic and emmetropic patients, the iZon Wavefront-Guided Lens demonstrated a significant improvement in visual acuity, low contrast visual acuity and mid-frequency contrast sensitivity," said Dreher.
She shared how myopia was first noticed in the Far East, where prevalence has now reached such an extent that an emmetropic teenager in China is an outlier.
The interaction between axial length and corneal radius of curvature (CRC) has played a major role in the compensatory adjustments of the optical components of the eye towards attaining emmetropic state (5).
This suggests that the eyes were accommodating a similar amount because the pilots were emmetropic (without refractive error).
At the debut, Ophthonix's Professional Advisors, a group of renown and influential doctors, presented clinical data on the Ophthonix lens, demonstrating significant vision improvement in myopic, emmetropic and LASIK patients.
Secondly, eyes tend not to be emmetropic and, therefore, for the most part the basic afocal telescope will require modification.