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of or relating to a defect in the eye or in a lens caused by a deviation from spherical curvature which prevents light rays from meeting at a common focus and so results in distorted images

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32 patients of 300 patients were hypermetropic astigmatic individuals with average corneal thickness of 532 micrometres, SD (30).
Male acuity is considered to be better than the female, which was consistent with the current study, showing a greater number of astigmatic females in the sample and with greater variability in the amounts of astigmatism than males.
Airy in 1827 was the first person to use a cylindrical lens to correct an astigmatic defect.
6 December 2011 - Bausch + Lomb, the US-based eye care company, and Technolas Perfect Vision GmbH (TPV), a company specialising in ophthalmology lasers, said that their VICTUS Femtosecond Laser Platform had secured CE mark approval for LASIK flap, astigmatic keratotomy, INTRACOR, capsulotomy and lens fragmentation.
The CUSTOMLENS procedure was designed to perform anterior capsulotomy, lens fragmentation, and the corneal incision steps of cataract surgery, plus, astigmatic cuts for related astigmatism correction (AK, LRI) which have already been used commercially on the TECHNOLAS Femtosecond Laser for some time.
He added: "My health is always number one and a couple of years ago I was chronically astigmatic, which is an eyesight problem.
Scientists mostly from post-socialist countries describe their experiments or review the literature regarding such matters as paraxial light beams with angular momentum, quasi-ballistic light scattering on particulate media, a novel single-shot technique of micro-nano patterning in single-step through selective laser ablation, optical design techniques in developing current eye models, optical waves in a medium with a rotating optical indicatrix, and a geometrical-optics analogue of an astigmatic elliptic Gaussian beam.
Even if this employee wears the best astigmatic correction possible and presbyopia is setting in, the person may possibly need a near-point correction, in addition to the astigmatic prescription.
Gawky, half-formed, shy, perverse, spoiled, vain in their youth, so, too, can their vision be astigmatic.
Walking down that hall, a short, fat, astigmatic clock-maker knew he was King.
Speaking of the plate, plates are almost always round, so what astigmatic individual was it who decided to call that five-sided polygon the batter stands next to a plate?
We may even have been willing to turn, if not a blind eye, an astigmatic gaze, on "stress questioning" (torture to you and me).
I am not so presumptuous as to think that Ozick is unmindful of this; I do think, however, that her nostalgia makes her take a slightly astigmatic view of historical inevitability.
Parking spaces are measured as the vehicle drives past with the aid of an astigmatic ultrasound sensor.
I haven't had eye surgery nor have I enjoyed spontaneous miraculous remission from being short sighted and astigmatic.