emmetrope


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emmetrope

(ˈɛmɪˌtrəʊp)
n
a person whose vision is normal, or emmetropic
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Myopia has long been associated with inaccurate and insufficient accommodative behaviour at near and increased accommodative convergence in comparison to emmetropes (3-7)--detecting these conditions in both the at-risk emmetrope and myopic child can reveal the picture of myopia progression risk.
Hypermetrope group (axial length: 21-22.5 mm), emmetrope group (axial length: 22.6-24.5 mm) and myope group (axial length: 24.6-27 mm).
Among the 60 patients 32 were myopes, 23 patients were hyperopes and 5 were emmetrope. Patients with diabetes for more than 5 years showed majority of the Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (PDR) or Non-Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy (NPDR) changes.
Practitioners will be aware of the risk factors associated with myopia, but evidence highlights that a moderate -3.00DS myope has a 10 times increased lifetime risk of myopic maculopathy and retinal detachment than that compared to an emmetrope.
Goss and Jackson [18] found that a high AL/CR ratio in an emmetrope was a risk factor for developing myopia because the crystalline lens was close to the limit of its emmetropizing capacity and would have difficulty flattening any further.
(3) However, there is convincing data indicating that no level of myopia is 'safe,' as is implied by the 'physiological' label--a label that would require that no additional risk of ocular pathology be carried by the myope compared to the emmetrope.
Need for the Study: Almost every day an ophthalmologist comes across a patient who is an emmetrope but complains of eyestrain.
06 If a modified astronomical telescope is held up to the eye of an uncorrected +7.00DS, 70-year-old hypermetrope, and focused on a target at infinity, how will the resultant magnification of the retinal image and effective field of view compare to an emmetrope performing the same task?
I'm an emmetrope, there hasn't been a day in my life when I woke up and wasn't able to see.
It's frankly crazy to allocate the same time for a straightforward teenage emmetrope, as for a non-English speaking presbyope, with diabetes, glaucoma and Alzheimer's.
An established presbyope (with a significant add) who is an emmetrope or near emmetrope may not succeed because by placing a contact lens of any sort on an eye with little or no distance prescription tends to degrade their distance vision such that they notice that they see better without a correction.
Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted at the ophthalmology clinic of Shifa Foundation Falahee Clinic, Islamabad, Pakistan, from January to December 2016, and comprised eye patients including emmetropes, hypermetropes and myopes.