myopic shift

myopic shift

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Myopic shift of refraction with aging is also correlated with nuclear opalescence and increased lens thickness.
3) The literature contains varied results, but myopic shift has been most commonly reported after phacovitrectomy.
8) Differing results are reported in the literature, but the most common refractive outcome of phacovitrectomy is myopic shift.
Pizzarello (5) observed that all women who complained of visual changes were found to have experienced a myopic shift from pre-pregnancy levels and that by postpartum all subjects returned to near pre-pregnancy levels of myopia.
6,7) Later experiments showed that exposure to anomalous patterned stimuli through corneal opacification, (8) and the use of pattern vision attenuating occluders, (9) induced a myopic shift.
INTRODUCTION: Several drugs are known to cause angle closure and induce acute myopic shift in refraction.
Although most studies find a myopic shift in refractive error prior to diagnosis with a hyperopic shift during treatment for diabetes, the literature has not been consistent (see Table 1).
The same average myopic shift noted in PLK2 patients should be considered for post-LASIK patients as well.
Furthermore, myopic shifts in refraction can occur across the lifespan, although more common in the first two decades than in older persons.
Sudden reduction in distance VA with regular myopic shifts in refractive error