People with learning disabilities should have equitable access to eye care from refractive correction
to surgery to enable them to play an active part in society and access education, employment and leisure (see Figure 4).
For subjects with visual impairment who are already wearing glasses, vision improvement with further refractive correction
may be limited.
Mojon, "Influence of refractive correction
on peripheral visual field in static perimetry," Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol.
can be achieved either by altering the refractive power of the cornea or with the help of intraocular surgery.
Avedro is a privately held pharmaceutical and medical device company focused on corneal cross-linking and refractive correction
. The company distributes its products around the world through more than 30 ophthalmic distributors.
* Habitual versus optimal refractive correction
. Many studies of sportspeople conduct testing in participants in their habitual refractive status while playing their sport.
This video provides guidance on how optometrists and dispensing opticians can play a part in falls prevention, particularly in relation to the types of spectacle lenses and refractive correction
prescribed to elderly, frail patients.
From the time when amblyopia therapy was first attempted to this day, the main treatment approach consists of optimal refractive correction
combined with some means of giving the signal from the weaker eye an advantage over its fellow.
As is the case for any mode of refractive correction
, there is the potential for under- or over-correction of myopia with orthokeratology, which will influence unaided vision and/or visual function.
One particular conundrum is that roughly 1.5 million children in the UK wear a refractive correction
, yet only around 8% of contact lens fittings in the UK are to teenagers and 2% to children.
GOS statistics indicate that about 1.5 million children in the UK wear a refractive correction
and yet only around 8% of contact lens fits in the UK are to teenagers and 2% to children.
a A pair of low power compact telescopes is mounted binocularly in carrier lenses with refractive correction