Presbyopia - Glossary

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Dr. Simi Paknikar
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Last Updated on Nov 07, 2017
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Glossary

Myopia: Refractive error in which parallel rays of light from infinity are focused in front of the retina when the accommodation is at rest. The person can see near objects but has difficulty in seeing distant objects

Hypermetropia: Refractive error in which parallel rays of light from infinity are focused behind the retina when the accommodation is at rest. The person can see distant objects but has problems seeing near objects

Accommodation: Changes that occur in the shape of the lens for seeing objects clearly at near distances

Lasik: A type of laser procedure on the eye to correct refractive errors and presbyopia by reshaping the cornea.

Multiple sclerosis: A disease of the central nervous system wherein there is a loss of the outer covering of the nerve cells

Myasthenia gravis: A disorder involving the junction between nerves and muscles (neuromuscular junction) resulting in weakness of muscles

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gguagliardo

I have been looking for a report over the Benozzi treatment of Presbyopia with eye drop of pilocarpine ... I would like to know a little bit more about it as all I can read is what the Benozzi team says then is all good ... but I want a different opinion from other expert ofthalmologists .. Thanks in advacne.

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