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refractive

 [re-frak´tiv]
pertaining to or subserving a process of refraction; having the power to refract.

re·frac·tive

(rē-frak'tiv),
1. Pertaining to refraction.
2. Having the power to refract.
Synonym(s): refringent

re·frac·tive

(rē-frak'tiv)
1. Pertaining to refraction.
2. Having the power to refract.
Synonym(s): refringent.

refractive

index See index of refraction.

refractive

capacity to refract light.

refractive error
a difference between the focal length of the cornea and lens, and the length of the eye, resulting in myopia or hyperopia.
refractive media
of the eye include the vitreous humor and the lens.
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Advancement in Refractive Surgery treatment have provided patient with a number of option to reduce and eliminate their dependency on glasses and contact lenses and take corrective measures for refractive errors.
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3M also discovered that if the refractive index in the horizontal or y direction for layer 1 equals the refractive index in the vertical or z direction for layer 2 (and vice versa), the film shows constant reflectivity from all viewing angles.
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Assort is currently negotiating with makers of refractive lasers and corneal topography machines to include Alpins' method in the programming of their equipment.
Between the ages of nineteen and forty-nine is the best time to consider refractive surgery, if the patient is a suitable candidate and the prescription for glasses has been stable for one year.
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