myopia

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Synonyms for myopia

(ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability

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Intraocular lens power calculation in patients with high axial myopia before cataract surgery.
Axial myopia is likely to be associated with changes in the component structural elements of the eye such as the sclera.
Purpose: To study the relationship between keratoconus and axial myopia and also to compare anterior chamber depth, axial length and posterior segment length in normal eyes and keratoconic eyes using ultrasound biometry.
Studies into the effects of drugs which activate muscarinic receptors, muscarinic receptor agonists, on ocular growth in the chick have also been undertaken, based on the hypothesis that normal growth would be interrupted and that axial myopia would develop.
15) determined that patients might have less favorable outcome after cataract surgery due to several retinal changes found in high axial myopia.