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as·the·no·pi·a

 (ăs′thə-nō′pē-ə)
n.
Weakness or fatigue of the eyes, usually accompanied by headache and dimming of vision.


as′the·nop′ic (-nŏp′ĭk) adj.

asthenopia

(ˌæsθɪˈnəʊpɪə)
n
(Pathology) a technical name for eyestrain
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek asthenēs weak (from a-1 + sthenos strength) + ōps eye]
asthenopic adj
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Noun1.asthenopia - a tiredness of the eyes caused by prolonged close work by a person with an uncorrected vision problemasthenopia - a tiredness of the eyes caused by prolonged close work by a person with an uncorrected vision problem
fatigue, tiredness, weariness - temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work; "he was hospitalized for extreme fatigue"; "growing fatigue was apparent from the decline in the execution of their athletic skills"; "weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep"
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According to the data of questionnaire anamnestic research asthenopic complaints were presented by 71,3% PC users.
Hoya reported that as many as 73% of European presbyopes have a different prescription for their left and right eye, with even the smallest prescription difference leading to a visual imbalance which can cause asthenopic complaints.
Correlation between asthenopic symptoms and different measurements of convergence and reading comprehension and saccadic fixation eye movements.