hypermetropia


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abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects

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They also found that in presbyopia and hypermetropia, headaches are infrequent.
However, as the keratometry did not appear to change over the 12month period, this suggests that all these theories fail to explain the exact cause of regression post-LASIK for hypermetropia. The most accepted mechanism for this regression might be related to the cilio-zonular-lenticular effect.
This occurs because "it is normal that children at birth have a certain degree of hypermetropia and that in the first years the power of the eye changes to achieve emmetropia.
Chakraborti et al [9] reported that refractive errors were present in 448 (9.15%) children with myopia, hypermetropia and astigmatism.
1998 [26] hypermetropia reported 17% of boys with FXS with primarily hyperopia and astigmatism Bilateral ptosis 1 Ptosis was described in previous literature [4] Hypothyroidism 1 (i) Bregman et al.
This case suggests that high hypermetropia may be an additional mechanism by which these cysts become clinically detectable.
In the future, the proposed approach can be developed for the patients who have hypermetropia.
In the Brazilian population, the prevalence of myopia varies between 11% and 36%, hypermetropia reaches 34%, and blindness is at 3% (13).
Subjects with ocular disease other than glaucoma, contact lens users, patients who had undergone ocular surgery or laser photocoagulation treatment and subjects with myopia or hypermetropia greater than 3D or astigmatism more than 1D that can potentially effect measurements were excluded from study.
Hypermetropia is the most common finding in these individuals, however if myopia is present, it can be to a significantly high degree.
LASIK or Lasik (Laser-Assisted in situ Keratomileusis), commonly referred to as laser eye surgery or laser vision correction, is a type of refractive surgery for the correction of myopia, hypermetropia, and astigmatism.
Increasing incidences of ophthalmic disorders including myopia, hypermetropia and astigmatism are also expected to positively impact the market over the forecast period.
Phacoemulsification is the most commonly accepted method for the removal of lens in animals (MUNGER, 2009) and hypermetropia correction with intraocular lenses (IOLs) is routinely performed.
(v) ACD versus global RNFL thickness in the myopia, emmetropia, and hypermetropia groups.