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myope

 [mi´ōp]
a person affected with myopia.

myope

(mī′ōp′)
n.
One who is affected by myopia.

myope

A person who has myopia.
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Cheng et al16 study on myopes, demonstrated the presence of considerably thicker middle layer of inner retina in foveal area.
The mean axial length of myopes was significantly higher than emmetropes and hypermetropes (P < 0.001).
In our study we found that dry eye was more prevalent in patients with refractive errors, with 48.2% being hypermetropes and 37.7% being myopes. Only 14.1% patients in this study were emmetropic.
Some authors have concluded HOAs to be more in ametropia than emmetropic eyes9 while others proposed no relationship or even an opposite relationship between refractive error and HOAs8,12,22 and still others reporting greater higher order aberrations in myopes compared to hyperopes.23
This peer-reviewed scientific paper gives some advice about correcting myopia, concluding that "myopes once corrected will fall in a myopia depression of no return, the bottom of the depression being the stabilization floor.
(In myopes, an even simpler form of monovision is using a distance-corrected contact in the dominant or "shooting eye," and no contact in the other eye.)
Who, except the myopes of cable news and the blogs, with their canned and stagnant analyses.
Secondly, vitroretinal surgery is a major component of our caseload, where high myopes are common.
This is much appreciated by geezers, myopes, and in my case, myopic geezers.
Defined as "mild" myopes, these people often require correction for ordinary activities like driving or seeing an alarm clock and are estimated to be the fastest growing segment of the vision correction surgery market.
Although myopes wear glasses most of the time, they are accustomed to viewing a blurred world in the morning, in the shower, and at numerous other times during the day.