ametropia definition

  • noun:
    • a watch problem, particularly nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism, resulting from defective refractive ability of the eye.
    • any one of several conditions of the attention (spherical or cylindrical) caused by faulty refractive capability.
    • a visual impairment resulting from defective refraction of light rays when you look at the eye. Subtypes consist of myopia astigmatism and hyperopia.
    • A condition associated with the attention which will be unusual with regards to refraction: the opposite of emmetropia. It comprises myopia, hypermetropia, presbyopia, and astigmatism. See these words.
    • (ophthalmology) faulty refraction of light rays in attention like in astigmatism or myopia

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