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Term:
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
refractive error +     
aniseikonia 
anisometropia  
astigmatism +   
Corneal Wavefront Aberration 
hyperopia +   
myopia +   
A refractive error in which rays of light entering the EYE parallel to the optic axis are brought to a focus in front of the RETINA when accommodation (ACCOMMODATION, OCULAR) is relaxed. This results from an overly curved CORNEA or from the eyeball being too long from front to back. It is also called nearsightedness.
presbyopia 
transient refractive change 
 High Myopia +   
 Myopia 2  
 Myopia 27  
 Myopia 6  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: myopias ;   near vision ;   near-sightedness ;   nearsightedness ;   short-sightedness
Primary IDs: MESH:D009216
Xrefs: ICD10CM:H52.1 ;   ICD9CM:367.1 ;   NCI:C102533 ;   OMIM:PS160700
Definition Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myopia "DO", http://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/glossary=myopia "DO", http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nearsightedness/basics/definition/con-20027548 "DO", MESH:D009216

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