II. Definition

  1. Discrepancy between each eye's Refractive Errors

III. Epidemiology

  1. Second most common cause of Amblyopia

IV. Pathophysiology

  1. Large difference in Refractive Error between eyes
  2. "Good" eye favored
  3. "Bad" eye
    1. Nearsighted
    2. Farsighted
    3. Strabismus

V. Screening

  1. Visual Acuity testing (start screening early)
  2. Strabismus Testing

VI. Management

  1. Correction of Refractive Error
    1. Eyeglasses
    2. Contact Lenses
  2. Correction of coexisting Amblyopia

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Definition (MSHCZE) Nestejná velikost refrakce u obou očí. Srov. aniseikonie. (cit. Velký lékařský slovník online, 2013 http://lekarske.slovniky.cz/ )
Definition (MSH) A condition of an inequality of refractive power of the two eyes.
Definition (CSP) condition of an inequality of refractive power of the two eyes.
Concepts Disease or Syndrome (T047)
MSH D015858
ICD9 367.31
ICD10 H52.31
SnomedCT 3289004
Japanese 不同視, フドウシ
Swedish Anisometropi
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English anisometropia (diagnosis), anisometropia, Anisometropia [Disease/Finding], Anisometropia (disorder), Anisometropia
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Hungarian Anisometropia
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