refractive power

refractive power

The degree to which a transparent body deflects a ray of light from a straight path.
See: diopter
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Refractive IOLs achieve this through concentric circles of differing refractive power.
The key understanding here was the characterization of the natural variation of the human pupil size over age and refractive power with changes in everyday lighting.
The system provides data regarding the tangential and axial curvature of the anterior and posterior corneal surfaces, the global refractive power of the cornea, corneal pachymetry mapping and wavefront analysis.
Age of commencement, refractive power at the beginning, and refractive power at the present were compared in between the two groups (Table 1).
6 Best Optical Quality Highest Ranking At The Tests Of Spherical Refractive Power, Astigmatic Refractive Power, Prismatic Refractive And Light Diffusion .
Surgical intervention resulted in an increase in the mean refractive power of cornea after one month of surgery, which indicates a steepening of the flattened cornea.
In both conditions, the refractive power of the refractive media is the same in all meridians.
Changes in blood glucose levels alter the refractive power by as much as 3 or 4 dioptres of hyperopia or myopia.
She explained that lazy eye or amblyopia "is often caused by a high degree of disparity in refractive power of the eyes and that the prevalence figures range from two to five percent of all children.
Anisometropia is a condition in which your eyes have significantly different refractive power.
The lenses can be made with no refractive power or with the ability to correct the refractive error in near sided or far sided eyes.
Besides, there were also some patients who were complaining of refractive power, watering of the eyes squint and some were also found with night blindness.