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refractive error +     
astigmatism +   
Corneal Wavefront Aberration 
hyperopia +   
A refractive error in which rays of light entering the eye parallel to the optic axis are brought to a focus behind the retina, as a result of the eyeball being too short from front to back. It is also called farsightedness because the near point is more distant than it is in emmetropia with an equal amplitude of accommodation. (Dorland, 27th ed)
myopia +   
transient refractive change 

Exact Synonyms: far-sightedness ;   farsightedness ;   hypermetropia
Primary IDs: MESH:D006956
Alternate IDs: RDO:0001058
Xrefs: ICD10CM:H52.0 ;   ICD9CM:367.0
Definition Sources: MESH:D006956

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