myope


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my·ope

 (mī′ōp′)
n.
One who is affected by myopia.

[French, from Late Latin myōps, near-sighted, from Greek muōps; see myopia.]

myope

(ˈmaɪəʊp)
n
(Pathology) any person afflicted with myopia
[C18: via French from Greek muōps; see myopia]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myope - a person with myopia; a nearsighted person
visually impaired person - someone who has inferior vision
Translations

my·ope

n. miope, persona que tiene miopía.
References in classic literature ?
For me Frances had physical charms: in her there was no deformity to get over; none of those prominent defects of eyes, teeth, complexion, shape, which hold at bay the admiration of the boldest male champions of intellect (for women can love a downright ugly man if he be but talented); had she been either "edentee, myope, rugueuse, ou bossue," my feelings towards her might still have been kindly, but they could never have been impassioned; I had affection for the poor little misshapen Sylvie, but for her I could never have had love.
Il faut vraiment etre myope ou aveugle pour ne pas le reconnaEtre.
In contrast to Brooke's experience as a hyperope, the myope reading through their spectacles experiences base-in prism at near, moving the image further away (see Figure 1).
At the BCLA Conference 2017 the lens was highly praised and we were told that every myopic kid should be wearing the lens, and that it bordered on neglect not to do anything for the young myope. But CooperVision is not making the lens available.
To turn it around the other way, if I had a patient who was emmetropic all their lives and following my cataract surgery they were a moderate hyperope or myope, they would be very clear that I had forced a handicap on them, and rightly so.
An optical biometer within a myopia management programme should be used on all children, as well as any adults, with progressing myopia; this will give greater understanding into how the patient's eye is growing or whether the myopia is axial in nature in an adult myope.
As a high myope myself, and having reached the dizzy heights of qualifying for an NHS sight test on refractive error alone, the potential perils of comorbidity that lie ahead certainly play on my mind.
La passion surexcitee vers le prestige myope se met en marche, a brides abattues, en vue de s'offrir les stars de musique de tous les gouts, en [beaucoup moins que]misant[beaucoup plus grand que] des sommes astronomiques.
* Undiagnosed myope (person who has myopia) can also experience symptoms like headaches or eyestrain when trying to focus on things far away.
"I'm a myope and when I take off my glasses you all become extremely blurry.