astigmatic


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  • adj

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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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the high-performance hybrid contact lens for astigmatic and presbyopic patients.
The increase in toric soft contact lens prescribing in the UK in recent times represents a major achievement for eye care practitioners and for the contact lens industry in meeting the needs of more astigmatic patients.
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.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved it for use in refractive eye surgery in nearsighted and astigmatic patients and will soon approve it for farsighted patients.
A new ray path test for aspheric optics developed just to analyze these mirrors, has discovered regions that are optically well formed to a fraction of the wavelength of visible light alongside of highly astigmatic regions.
It wasn't until relatively recently I came to believe that my church's estimation of me was also flawed, astigmatic.
Newer and smaller implants, astigmatic and bifocal implants constantly improve treatment options," says Dr.
Without intending to be rude, You smother him with platitude; Curb your insistence-- When astigmatic Ichabod, Attached to his outmoded rod, Resists resistance.
Coulter, a board-certified Alaska ophthalmologist, has performed in excess of 5,500 laser vision correction procedures, treating nearsighted and astigmatic individuals.
Perhaps another reason, however, is simply that the political interests of elected officials nourish an astigmatic approach to fighting the drug trade.
Such sloppy thinking lies behind Cardinal Mahony's astigmatic vision of the Church.
Letter writers, the fat-fingered or the astigmatic.
Astigmatic eyes require toric lenses, which have different lens powers along different axes of vision.
Radial Keratotomy (RK), Astigmatic Keratotomy (AK), and Automated Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK), are commonly performed procedures selected by people who want to be less dependent on glasses or contact lenses for the correction or improvement of myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism.