Minus lens | definition of minus lens by Medical dictionary
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a diverging minus power lens.
A concave lens used to improve visual acuity in myopic patients. Synonym: divergent lens
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A minus lens
, used for nearsightedness, has the opposite effect; it diverges the light.
accommodative amplitude was determined monocularly in the phoropter for both the right and left eyes.
Both began wearing distance or "minus lens
" eyeglasses (divergent lenses) in their early teens when they started having difficulty reading the blackboard at school.