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Disease Astigmatism

Name Astigmatism
Definition Unequal curvature of the refractive surfaces of the eye. Thus a point source of light cannot be brought to a point focus on the retina but is spread over a more or less diffuse area. This results from the radius of curvature in one plane being longer or shorter than the radius at right angles to it. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Categories Eye disease
MeSH® ID D001251
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DiseasesEye Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Refractive Errors Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Astigmatism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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