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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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It will be necessary to investigate as to whether there are differences in the anatomical indexes studied between emmetropic, myopic and hypermetropic eyes, and between populations of different ethnic origin" the researcher concluded.
Conclusion: The frequency of myopia is approximately three times that of hypermetropia, myopic astigmatism is five times that of hypermetropic astigmatism, while mixed astigmatism is present in only 6.
There was a significant difference between the groups in refractive values at 3 months postoperatively, with the phacovitrectomy group showing a more hypermetropic shift compared to the control group.
Parents should be advised to choose a favourite activity to encourage their child to wear their spectacles, corresponding to when they will have benefit eg, reading a book for a hypermetropic child or watching television for a myope, and when the child has an adult's undivided attention.
Although full cycloplegia is achieved with atropine, the cycloplegic refractive results obtained with cyclopentolate are comparable in "normals", (23) high hypermetropic children (24,25) and also those children with strabismus.
29%) subjects had hypermetropic correction and 95 (20.
38) In three of the six cases paroxetine is identified in geriatric patients (aged between 70-91), 2 of the cases are used in young patients who are hypermetropic and plateau iris configuration is identified in one patient.
Compared to the neonate distribution, there is a shift in the mean value towards lower hypermetropia, but by far the most dramatic change is the loss of refractive errors of both myopic and hypermetropic types, so that very few children of school age have clinically significant refractive errors.
When the vertical meridian of astigmatism is more myopic than the horizontal, it is called with the rule astigmatism and in against the rule, it is more hypermetropic.
If the patient is undiagnosed ie, in a state of hyperglycaemia, he/ she can become more myopic (50) or more hyperopia (51-53) Under intensive glycaemic control, the refractive error generally shifts in a hypermetropic direction, (54-56) with a larger degree of initial myopia showing larger shifts in refractive error.
8) The question is that, is there any relation between age and sex of a myopic and Hypermetropic patient to have higher IOP which could have given a clue for higher risk of Glaucoma?