• glaucoma
  • Since its introduction, LASIK has been associated with various complications, specifically when performed on eyes with decreased corneal thickness, irregular astigmatism, dryness, preexisting ocular surface disease, or glaucoma, to the point where several of these entities have become relative contraindications to performing LASIK. (medscape.com)
  • The services that eye care professionals offer are varied and include: Cataracts surgery Glaucoma surgery Refraction Rehabilitative care The chart below shows the number of eye care professionals in the various regions and also the progress made to restore sight to people with Cataracts in 2005. (wikipedia.org)
  • Prisms
  • Accommodation and Convergence of the Eyes (1882) Tests and Studies of the Ocular Muscles (1898) Golden Rules of Refraction (1900) Clinical Use of Prisms and the Decentering of Lenses (1908) In 1893 he married Grace Rivers daughter of Alexander Monteath of Broich and Duchally in Perthshire. (wikipedia.org)
  • tissues
  • However, it is known that the lacrimal glands and the conjunctiva contribute to ocular defenses via secretion of both immunoglobulins and lymphoid tissues. (wikipedia.org)
  • exercises
  • Functional pseudomyopia is managed though modification of working conditions, an updated refraction, typically involving a reduction of a myopic prescription to some lower myopic prescription, or through appropriate ocular exercises. (wikipedia.org)
  • French ophthalmologist Louis Emile Javal, began using ocular exercises to treat strabismus (wandering eye) and described the practice of orthoptics in his writings in the late 19th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • surface
  • It is equal to 1/ k in dioptres, where k is the distance between the far point and either the spectacle plane ( spectacle refraction ), or the principal point of the eye, or the refracting surface of the reduced eye ( ocular refraction ), in metres. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • media
  • Researchers at the MIT Media Laboratory have proposed an eyepiece and software for use with a smartphone as a cheaper alternative to traditional subjective refraction equipment. (wikipedia.org)