index ametropia

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in·dex am·e·tro·pi·a

that resulting from alteration in the refractive index of the lens of the eye.
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Made from Bausch & Lomb's patented silicone hydrogel material, balafilcon A, the PureVision Toric lens is indicated for the correction of refractive ametropia - that is, nearsightedness (myopia) and/or farsightedness (hyperopia) with astigmatism of up to 5.