ametropia


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When the process of emmetropisation fails, ametropias such as myopia can occur, which are due to a mismatch in the focusing power of the eye with regard to its axial length.
35) Instead of these children outgrowing their ametropia and becoming more emmetropic over time, their refractive errors are often maintained or increase with age.
Incorporating HyperBond(TM) technology and HealthyEyes(TM) surface science, the SynergEyes lenses with FDA market clearance include: Duette(TM) for naturally occurring ametropia, targeting patients with astigmatism, current soft toric lens wearers, and patients demanding optimized vision; ClearKone(R) for keratoconus and irregular cornea patients; SynergEyes(R) Multifocal for presbyopia; and SynergEyes(R) PS for post-surgery and post-trauma refractive errors.
Made from Bausch & Lomb's patented silicone hydrogel material, balafilcon A, the PureVision Toric lens is indicated for the correction of refractive ametropia - that is, nearsightedness (myopia) and/or farsightedness (hyperopia) with astigmatism of up to 5.
According to Nanavaty and Daya, the primary advantages of phakic lenses are rapid visual recovery, reversibility, and a broader range of treatable ametropia than with RLE, high rates of predictability, and stability with the preservation of accommodation.
Incorporating patented HyperBond(TM) technology and HydrolEyes(TM) surface science, the SynergEyes(R) contact lenses with FDA market clearance include: SynergEyes(R) A for naturally occurring ametropia, targeting patients with astigmatism, current gas permeable lens wearers, and patients demanding optimized vision; the SynergEyes(R) Multifocal lens for presbyopia; SynergEyes(R) KC and ClearKone(TM) for keratoconus; and the SynergEyes(R) PS for post-surgery and post trauma refractive errors.
Pre-regs will need to have completed a range of dispenses by this point--high ametropia, anisometropia, child dispense and more.
It is not uncommon to find some ametropia at this stage and even some induced astigmatism.
In addition to SynergEyes(R) KC for the treatment of keratoconus, the SynergEyes family of hybrid contact lenses with FDA market clearance includes SynergEyes(R) A for naturally occurring ametropia, targeting patients with astigmatism, current RGP lens wearers and patients demanding optimized vision; SynergEyes(R) Multifocal for presbyopia; and SynergEyes(R) PS for patients with post-surgery or post-trauma refractive errors.