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optic

1. of or relating to the eye or vision
2. a less common word for optical

optic

[′äp·tik]
(biology)
Pertaining to the eye.
(optics)
Pertaining to the lenses, prisms, and mirrors of a camera, microscope, or other conventional optical instrument.
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This patient's extremely rapid recovery suggests that the mechanism of injury involved either vascular or direct compression that led to relative ischemia of the optic nerve immediately adjacent to the sphenoethmoid sinus (the retinotopic arrangement of axons in the optic nerve corresponds to the affected area).
A deformable mirror or perhaps contact lenses designed with an adaptive optics system could also improve a person's vision by compensating for such aberrations, the researchers suggest.
The notion of using a laser beacon together with an adaptive optics system originated in the early 1980s.