minus lens


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con·cave lens

a diverging minus power lens.
Synonym(s): minus lens

minus lens

A concave lens used to improve visual acuity in myopic patients.
Synonym: divergent lens
See also: lens
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Minus lens 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.