hypermetropia


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hypermetropia

[‚hī·pər·mə′trō·pē·ə]
(medicine)
A defect of vision resulting from too short an eyeball so that unaccommodated rays focus behind the retina. Also known as farsightedness; hyperopia.
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3% had hypermetropia and the remaining 40% had myopia while out of 49.
5 D were categorized as hypermetropia, and patients with SER [greater than or equal to]-0.
Patients with high myopia and hypermetropia were excluded from the study.
Unlike low order aberrations (myopia, hypermetropia, simple astigmatism) they cannot be corrected with spectacles or contact lenses.
1) While its most frequent application is for visual improvement in myopia, lens designs to enable the correction of low hypermetropia, astigmatism and presbyopia are also commercially available.
Myopia was the most common refractive error 44% followed by hypermetropia 8%.
17) observed a significant increase in ACD after uneventful phacoemulsification cataract surgery in patients who had a tendency towards hypermetropia preoperatively (median preoperative SE was +0.
Astigmatism (48%) was the most common refractive error followed by myopia (34%) and hypermetropia was the least common with a prevalence of 18% (Table 5).
Hypermetropia: Visual acuity <N5 in any eye for near vision, if improved after pinhole testing, was taken as hypermetropia
reported that high hypermetropia was not risk factor for binocular vision in accommodative esotropia.
Of the estimated 26,350,000 adults with REs, crude prevalence of myopia, hypermetropia and astigmatism in adults stand at 36.
42-44) Here, despite the lens becoming more convex with age, (45) rather than an expected shift towards myopia, there is a tendency towards hypermetropia.