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Synonyms for hypermetropic

abnormal ability to focus of distant objects

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We know very little about emmetropic eyes even though they should be used for comparisons with myopic and hypermetropic eyes," said Juan Alberto Sanchis-Gimeno, researcher at the University of Valencia and lead author of the study explains to SINC.
Parents should be advised to choose a favourite activity to encourage their child to wear their spectacles, corresponding to when they will have benefit eg, reading a book for a hypermetropic child or watching television for a myope, and when the child has an adult's undivided attention.
29DS more hypermetropic with cyclopentolate, highlighting the accurate results that can be obtained when there is adequate accommodative control during static retinoscopy.
Compared to the neonate distribution, there is a shift in the mean value towards lower hypermetropia, but by far the most dramatic change is the loss of refractive errors of both myopic and hypermetropic types, so that very few children of school age have clinically significant refractive errors.
If the patient is undiagnosed ie, in a state of hyperglycaemia, he/ she can become more myopic (50) or more hyperopia (51-53) Under intensive glycaemic control, the refractive error generally shifts in a hypermetropic direction, (54-56) with a larger degree of initial myopia showing larger shifts in refractive error.
Papilloedema can be mistaken for a markedly hypermetropic optic nerve head, so the refractive error of the patient should always be taken into account too.
Cycloplegic refraction and, if significantly hypermetropic, full plus prescription for constant wear are required as soon as possible.
They are more common in myopic eyes compared to hypermetropic eyes