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1. Relating to anisometropia.
2. Having eyes of unequal refractive power.
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1. Relating to anisometropia.
2. Having eyes of unequal refractive power.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012


(an″ī″sŏ-mĕ-trō′pē-ă) [ ¹an- + Gr. isometros, of equal measure + -opia]
A condition in which the refractive power of the eyes is unequal.
anisometropic (-trop′ik, -trō′pik), adjective
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For the purpose of this article we will discuss dispensing considerations for anisometropic patients with good corrected visual acuity in both eyes, whether or not the anisometropia has been longstanding or newly acquired, for example, as the result of unilateral cataract surgery.
Conclusion: This study found no significant association between gender and types of amblyopia and anisometropic amblyopia was the most common type of amblyopia in the data collected.
While the amplitude recorded in the anisometropic eyes with large check-size stimuli in both contrast conditions was significantly lower than normal, it was statistically significant only in low-contrast condition (P = 0.028) (Table 2, Figure 3) and it was not significant in high-contrast condition (P = 0.124) (Table 2, Figure 4).
(28) In one study, the prevalence of anisometropic amblyopia was found to rise rapidly after two years of age.
This can inadvertently introduce a binocular accommodative stimulus or, if the displacement between the two screens is unequal, an anisometropic accommodative stimulus.
(1) Pediatric aphakia can lead to a group of problems, such as anisometropic amblyopia, posterior capsular opacification, glaucoma, strabismus, and loss of binocular function.
The other one assessed the sensory eye dominance in treated anisometropic amblyopes.
In 2010 Jan, Plech AR et al, (4) (Vissum/Instituto Oftalmologico de Alicante, Universidad de Alicante, Alicante--Spain) investigated the amount, type, and role of corneal higher order aberrations in both isotropic and Anisometropic amblyopic adult patients.
As a final, quite mind-blowing point, we have recently reported that anisometropic amblyopic children can have very asymmetrical or even inverse responses.
Anisometropic amblyopia may occur together with strabismus amblyopia, and it is difficult to determine whether the amblyopia is primary (due to anisometropia), secondary (due to strabismus), or a combination of both.