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The Myopic Crescent is a crescent-shaped feature that sometimes develops at the temporal border of disc (rarely nasal), of myopic eyes. It is caused by atrophic changes that are genetically determined while streching due to elongation of eyeball plays a minor rule. In myopia that is no

wikipedia.org | 2011/8/2 6:48:38

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A myodisc or myopic disk is a corrective lens with a steep concave curvature that is fitted on the posterior surface of a carrier lens, or a high power single-vision lens specially ordered with slab-off the edge, creating a central prescription disc. These are used for correction of extremely

wikipedia.org | 2010/9/25 20:36:46

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Myopic Son From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation , search This article needs additional citations for verification . Please help improve this article by adding reliable references . Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. (September 2008)

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A corrective lens is a lens worn in front of the eye , mainly used to treat myopia , hyperopia , astigmatism , and presbyopia . Glasses or "spectacles" are worn on the face a short distance in front of the eye. Contact lenses are worn directly on the surface of the eye. Intraocular lenses

Scanning laser ophthalmoscopy print that page

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As a method used to image the retina with a high degree of spatial sensitivity, is helpful in the diagnosis of glaucoma , macular degeneration , and other retinal disorders . It has further been combined with adaptive optics technology to provide sharper images of the retina . [ 1 ] [ 2 ]

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Following surgical removal of the natural lens, an artificial intraocular lens implant is inserted (eye surgeons say that the lens is "implanted"). Cataract surgery is generally performed by an ophthalmologist (eye surgeon) in an ambulatory (rather than inpatient) setting, in a surgical center

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relaxed' state when focusing at infinity, and also explains why no amount of effort seems to enable a myopic person to see farther away. Many texts, though, describe the 'ciliary muscles' (which seem more likely to be just elastic ligaments and not under any form of nervous control) as pulling

wikipedia.org | 2011/9/7 9:13:02

Myopia print that page

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in, which adds aberrations, resulting in becoming more nearsighted. A stronger prescription for myopic night drivers is often needed. Younger people are more likely to be affected by night myopia than the elderly. [ 10 ] [ 11 ] Pseudomyopia is the blurring of distance vision brought about

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The LASIK technique was first made possible by the Colombia -based Spanish ophthalmologist Jose Barraquer , who, around 1950 in his clinic in Bogotá , Colombia, developed the first microkeratome , and developed the technique used to cut thin flaps in the cornea and alter its shape, in a

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An intraocular lens (IOL) is an implanted lens in the eye , usually replacing the existing crystalline lens because it has been clouded over by a cataract , or as a form of refractive surgery to change the eye's optical power . It usually consists of a small plastic lens with plastic side