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NOUN   an astigmatism | astigmatisms
SYNO astigmatism | astigmia
астигматизм {м}
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Translation for 'astigmatism' from English to Russian

астигматизм {м}мед.
Usage Examples English
  • While astigmatism remains present in the Wright camera, it combines with the mirror's Petzval field curvature to result in a flat best image surface.
  • Example: A patient with astigmatism (or no astigmatism) of the eye and a high prescription may notice astigmatism of the lens (OAE) when looking through the corner of their glasses.
  • In case of astigmatism the best vision with a spherical lens is obtained when the circle of confusion is on the retina.
  • An astigmatism is a condition in which the curvature of the cornea or lens is abnormal.
  • The Alpins Method employs the vector analytic approach to astigmatism analysis, involving an ophthalmic surgical analysis system, called ASSORT (Alpins Statistical System for Ophthalmic Refractive Surgery Techniques), designed to help plan and analyze the results of refractive, corneal, and cataract surgical procedures.
  • Astigmatism is quite common. Studies have shown that about one in three people suffers from it.
  • Myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) or astigmatism.
  • The pathway to "super vision" thus may require a more customized approach to corneal astigmatism than is usually attempted, and any remaining astigmatism ought to be regular (as opposed to irregular), which are both fundamental principles of vector planning overlooked by a purely wavefront-guided treatment plan.
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