total hyperopia


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Related to total hyperopia: hypermetropic, latent hyperopia, manifest hyperopia

to·tal hy·per·o·pi·a (Ht),

that which can be determined after complete paralysis of accommodation by means of a cycloplegia.
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to·tal hy·per·o·pi·a

(Ht) (tō'tăl hī'pĕr-ō'pē-ă)
The sum of manifest hyperopia and latent hyperopia.
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total hyperopia

Complete hyperopia combining both latent and manifest types; the amount of hyperopia present when accommodation is completely suspended by paralyzing the ciliary muscle, which is done by use of a cycloplegic drug.
See also: hyperopia
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