anisometropic


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Related to anisometropic: anisometropic amblyopia

an·i·so·me·tro·pic

(an-ī'sō-me-trop'ik),
1. Relating to anisometropia.
2. Having eyes of unequal refractive power.

an·i·so·me·tro·pic

(an-ī'sō-mĕ-trō'pik)
1. Relating to anisometropia.
2. Having eyes of unequal refractive power.

anisometropia

(an″ī″sŏ-mĕ-trō′pē-ă) [ ¹an- + Gr. isometros, of equal measure + -opia]
A condition in which the refractive power of the eyes is unequal.
anisometropic (-trop′ik, -trō′pik), adjective
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There are some important differences between anisometropic amblyopia and strabismic amblyopia, particularly concerning management.
In anisometropic amblyopia, it is necessary to correct the full degree of anisometropia.
As already noted, there are some differences between the management of orthotropic anisometropic amblyopia and strabismic amblyopia.
About one third of 3-7 year-old children with previously untreated anisometropic amblyopia demonstrated resolution of amblyopia with spectacle wear in the PEDIG (2006a,b) studies.
a) An 8-year-old child with anisometropic amblyopia
If the patient is self-funding, they could opt to have a clear lens exchange (CLE) on the other eye with emmetropia being the ultimate goal, but as this is not an option for NHS patients, the implant is calculated to reduce the risk of anisometropic problems.