cycloplegic


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cycloplegic

 [si″klo-ple´jik]
1. pertaining to, characterized by, or causing cycloplegia.
2. an agent that produces cycloplegia.

cy·clo·ple·gic

(sī'klō-plē'jik),
1. Relating to cycloplegia.
2. A drug that paralyzes the ciliary muscle and thus the power of accommodation.

cycloplegic

/cy·clo·ple·gic/ (-ple´jik) pertaining to, characterized by, or causing cycloplegia; or an agent that so acts.

cycloplegic

[sī′kləplē′jik]
1 adj, pertaining to a drug or treatment that causes paralysis of the ciliary muscles of the eye.
2 n, one of a group of anticholinergic drugs used to paralyze the ciliary muscles of the eye for ophthalmological examination or surgery. Any of the cycloplegics may cause adverse effects in persons sensitive to anticholinergics.

cy·clo·ple·gic

(sī'klō-plē'jik)
1. Relating to cycloplegia.
2. A drug that paralyzes the ciliary muscle and thus the power of accommodation.

cycloplegic 

1. Pertaining to cycloplegia.
2. A drug which produces cycloplegia. Cycloplegic drugs, which act by inhibiting the action of acetylcholine at muscarinic receptors in the ciliary muscle, include atropine, cyclopentolate hydrochloride, homatropine hydrobromide, hyoscine hydrobromide (scopolamine hydrobromide) and tropicamide. Syn. anticholinergic; antimuscarinic; cholinergic antagonist; cholinergic blocking agent; parasympatholytic. See mydriatic.

cycloplegic

1. pertaining to, characterized by, or causing cycloplegia.
2. an agent that produces cycloplegia.
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Cycloplegic refraction in preschool children: comparisons between the hand-held, autorefractor, table-mounted autorefractor and radioscopy.
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9) No anterior chamber inflammation occurred during the 1-month follow-up period (with tapering topical steroid and cycloplegic agent as medical therapy).
Gerling at al measured the mean cycloplegic refraction at initial visit +4.
Ocular examination included vision, slit-lamp examination, cycloplegic refraction, orthoptic evaluation, intraocular pressure measurement, and fundoscopy.
Treatment recommendations vary geographically and include the use of topical antibiotics, midriatic or cycloplegic drops, and eye patching.
Booked for same day cycloplegic refraction with the optometrist and fundus and media examination by ophthalmologist.
Objective cycloplegic refraction measurements were done using an autorefractometer (KR-1 Auto Kerato-Refractometer, Topcon, Japan).
Hypermetropes and those in whom best corrected visual acuity could not be achieved underwent cycloplegic refraction with tropicamide eye drops.
The diagnostic value of Au's sign has not been tested for chronic iritis, and it is significantly less accurate in patients who have received topical cycloplegic agents, such as atropine and tropicamide.