cycloplegia


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cycloplegia

 [si″klo-ple´jah]
paralysis of the ciliary muscle; paralysis of accommodation.

cy·clo·ple·gi·a

(sī'klō-plē'jē-ă),
Loss of power in the ciliary muscle of the eye; may be by denervation or by pharmacologic action.
[cyclo- + G. plēgē, stroke]

cycloplegia

/cy·clo·ple·gia/ (si″klo-ple´jah) paralysis of the ciliary muscle; paralysis of accommodation.

cycloplegia

(sī′klə-plē′jə)
n.
Paralysis of the ciliary muscles of the eye, resulting in the loss of visual accommodation.

cycloplegia

[sī′kləplē′jə]
Etymology: Gk, kyklos + plege, stroke
paralysis of accommodation, as induced by certain ophthalmic drugs to allow examination of the eye. It causes pupillary dilation and relaxation of accommodation. See also cycloplegic.

cycloplegia

Ophthalmology Paralysis of the ciliary muscle, resulting in paralysis of accommodation

cy·clo·ple·gi·a

(sī'klō-plē'jē-ă)
Loss of power in the ciliary muscle of the eye; may be by denervation or by pharmacologic action.
[cyclo- + G. plēgē, stroke]

cycloplegia

Paralysis of the focusing muscle of the eye, usually caused by atropine or other similar eye drops, but occasionally a permanent state as a result of blunt injury to the eye. Cycloplegia makes it impossible to focus on near objects without spectacles.

cycloplegia 

Paralysis of the ciliary muscle resulting in a loss of accommodation. It is usually accompanied by dilatation of the pupil. See acetylcholine; anisocycloplegia; latent hyperopia; mydriatic.

cycloplegia

paralysis of the ciliary muscle; paralysis of accommodation.
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Posterior segment examination with indirect ophthalmoscopy and retinoscopy were performed after cycloplegia and dilatation of pupil with 1% cyclopentolate.
Of a total of 1,128 students from both schools, 1,032 underwent the cycloplegia examination followed by auto-refraction (8.
Mydriatics induce pupil dilatation or cycloplegia through several mechanisms, including sympathomimetic and anti-muscarinic activities.
Ocucyclo - an anti-cholinergic agent for mydriasis (dilation of pupil) and cycloplegia (paralysis of ciliary muscle for use in eyesight examination);
The treatment will include broadspectrum topical antibiotic cover, oral vitamin C at 1 - 2 g/day, topical cycloplegia and topical steroids.
Method: Three hudred subjects were tested for the type of refractive error, without cycloplegia, by automated refractometer.
Treatment focuses on controlling inflammation and preventing secondary bacterial infection, and includes induced cycloplegia, eyelid closure with a dressing, topical lubricants, antibiotics and steroids/NSAIDS.
The increase in the ACD is due to axial flattening of the lens because of cycloplegia.
Other symptoms of intoxication include mydriasis, cycloplegia, hot flashes, warm and dry skin, dry mouth, urinary retention, tachycardia, hyper or hypotension, delirium, jerky and/or myoclonic movements, choreoathetosis, hyperthermia, coma, respiratory arrest, CNS stimulation followed by depression and in rare cases even seizures.
An antimuscarinic like atropine, pirenzepine causes minimal mydriasis and cycloplegia.