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miotic

 [mi-ot´ik]
1. pertaining to, characterized by, or causing miosis (contraction of the pupil).
2. an agent that so acts.

mi·ot·ic

(mī-ot'ik),
1. Relating to or characterized by constriction of the pupil.
2. An agent that causes the pupil to constrict so that the pupils are small.

miotic

/mi·ot·ic/ (mi-ot´ik)
1. pertaining to, characterized by, or producing miosis.
2. an agent that causes contraction of the pupil.

miotic

(mī-ŏt′ĭk)
n.
A substance that causes constriction of the pupil of the eye.
adj.
Characterized by, involving, or causing miosis.

miotic

[mē·ot′ik]
1 adj, pertaining to miosis.
2 adj, causing constriction of the pupil of the eye.
3 n, any substance or pharmaceutic, such as pilocarpine, that causes constriction of the pupil of the eye. Such agents are used in the treatment of glaucoma.

mi·ot·ic

(mī-ot'ik)
1. Relating to or characterized by contraction of the pupil.
2. An agent that causes the pupil to contract.

miotic

A drug that constricts the pupil.

Miotic

A drug that causes pupils to contract.
Mentioned in: Glaucoma

mi·ot·ic

(mī-ot'ik)
An agent that causes the pupil to constrict so that the pupils are smaller.

miotic (mēot´ik),

n a drug that constricts the pupil.

miotic

1. pertaining to, characterized by or causing miosis.
2. an agent that causes contraction of the pupil.
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Keywords: glaucoma, intraocular pressure, lower intraocular pressure, eye pressure, topical medications, eye drops, miotics, blurred vision, side effects, common side effects, epinephrine, beta blockers, beta blockers for glaucoma, sensitive to light, night vision, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors, contact lenses, soft contact lenses, prostaglandin analogs, laser surgery, trabeculoplasty, incisional surgery
Modification of the pupillary light reflex by miotic and mydriatic drugs: applicability of model of functional interaction.
YAG laser iridotomy after controlling initial presenting intraocular pressure and preparing the patient for the procedure by instilling topical miotic and anaesthetic eye drops.
Beta-blockers, prostaglandin analogues, carbonic anhydrase inhibitors and miotics are category C drugs.
In longstanding cases, a reduction in pupil size can occur with time until the affected pupil becomes miotic.
Inspite of side port entry, retained lens matter observed in 2 cases where pupil was rigid and miotic which were managed by second operation.
Miotic pupils were seen in 4 case due to generalized cerebral irritation from diffuse brain damage.
Pharmacologic blockade: This can be caused by miotic or dilating drugs (topical absorption).
The possible role of miotic drugs such as phospholine iodide in glaucoma causing production or aggravation of cataract formation.
The procedure of cataract surgery initially involves pupillary dilation and in cases of unresponsive miotic pupils, iris retractors may be used.
the absence of a miotic reaction to light, both direct and consensual, with the preservation of a miotic reaction to near stimulus (accommodation-convergence).
The diabetic eye exhibits a miotic pupil, (18-24) and it has been reported that pupil diameter becomes smaller with increasing duration of DM.