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refractive

 [re-frak´tiv]
pertaining to or subserving a process of refraction; having the power to refract.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

re·frac·tive

(rē-frak'tiv),
1. Pertaining to refraction.
2. Having the power to refract.
Synonym(s): refringent
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

re·frac·tive

(rē-frak'tiv)
1. Pertaining to refraction.
2. Having the power to refract.
Synonym(s): refringent.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

refractive

index See index of refraction.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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So, if the surgeon can remove a lenslet from the cornea its refractive power can be adjusted so that it focuses the light exactly on the retina.
This study was designed to evaluate the postoperative outcomes, such as visual acuity improvement, refractive changes, myopic shift, complications, and additional surgical interventions, following pediatric developmental cataract surgery with primary IOL implantation.
The effects of depositing a thin, highly refractive index (RI) layer onto the cladding over the grating region have been reported [8, 9].
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