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cycloplegia

 [si″klo-ple´jah]
paralysis of the ciliary muscle; paralysis of accommodation.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cy·clo·ple·gi·a

(sī'klō-plē'jē-ă),
Loss of power in the ciliary muscle of the eye; may be by denervation or by pharmacologic action.
[cyclo- + G. plēgē, stroke]
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cycloplegia

(sī′klə-plē′jə)
n.
Paralysis of the ciliary muscles of the eye, resulting in the loss of visual accommodation.
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cycloplegia

Ophthalmology Paralysis of the ciliary muscle, resulting in paralysis of accommodation
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cy·clo·ple·gi·a

(sī'klō-plē'jē-ă)
Loss of power in the ciliary muscle of the eye; may be by denervation or by pharmacologic action.
[cyclo- + G. plēgē, stroke]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cycloplegia

Paralysis of the focusing muscle of the eye, usually caused by atropine or other similar eye drops, but occasionally a permanent state as a result of blunt injury to the eye. Cycloplegia makes it impossible to focus on near objects without spectacles.
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cycloplegia 

Paralysis of the ciliary muscle resulting in a loss of accommodation. It is usually accompanied by dilatation of the pupil. See acetylcholine; anisocycloplegia; latent hyperopia; mydriatic.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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"The incidence of myopia among Chinese students based on refraction without cycloplegia is among the highest of any cultural or ethnic group," the authors write.
Retinoscopic examination was carried out under appropriate cycloplegia. A postmydriatic test was done after 3 days if retinoscopy had been done under homatropine and after 2 weeks if it had been done under atropine.
-- Ocucyclo - an anti-cholinergic agent for mydriasis (dilation of pupil) and cycloplegia (paralysis of ciliary muscle for use in eyesight examination);
Cycloplegia for refraction was achieved with cyclopentolate hydrochloride 1% (Bausch & Lomb, Rochester, NY, USA).
Myopia was diagnosed on the basis of eye length measurement by ultrasound imaging using E-Z Scan AB 5500+, and taking into consideration vision defect confirmed by an autorefractometer Topcon KR 9800 after paralysis of accommodation (cycloplegia) with 1% Tropicamide.
The treatment will include broadspectrum topical antibiotic cover, oral vitamin C at 1 - 2 g/day, topical cycloplegia and topical steroids.
Method: Three hudred subjects were tested for the type of refractive error, without cycloplegia, by automated refractometer.
Treatment focuses on controlling inflammation and preventing secondary bacterial infection, and includes induced cycloplegia, eyelid closure with a dressing, topical lubricants, antibiotics and steroids/NSAIDS.
The increase in the ACD is due to axial flattening of the lens because of cycloplegia.