isometropia


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i·so·me·tro·pi·a

 (ī′sō-mĭ-trō′pē-ə)
n.
Equality of refraction in both eyes.

[Greek īsometros, isometric; see isometric + -opia.]

isometropia

(ˌaɪsəʊmɪˈtrəʊpɪə)
n
(Medicine) ophthalmol equal refraction of the two eyes
[from Greek isometros of equal measure + -opia]

isometropia

the state or quality of the eyes being equal in refraction. Cf. anisometropia.
See also: Eyes
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.isometropia - equality of refractive power in the two eyes
eye condition - the condition of the optical properties of the eye
Translations

iso·me·tro·pi·a

n. isometropía, la misma refracción en los dos ojos.
References in periodicals archive ?
Higher order aberrations could have a bilateral amblyogenic effect in those cases where isometropia is present.
Table 1 Current prescribing practice by hospital optometrists for a non-strabismic child1 Type of refractive error Age of child 1 year 3 years 5 years Isometropia Myopia Mean (D) -3.47 -1.87 -0.98 Min-Max (D) -0.50-10.00 -0.25-10.00 -0.25-3.00 Hypermetropia Mean (D) +5.02 +3.40 +2.54 Min-Max (D) 2.00-15.00 1.00-6.00 1.00-5.00 Astigmatism Mean (D) 2.63 1.60 1.13 Min-Max (D) 1.00-8.00 0.25-4.00 0.25-2.50 Anisometropia Hypermetropia Mean (D) 2.08 1.38 1.10 Min-Max (D) 0.25-8.00 0.25-3.00 0.25-3.00