Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Dictionary » Cylindrical refractive error

Cylindrical refractive error

Introduction: Cylindrical refractive error

Description of Cylindrical refractive error

Cylindrical refractive error: 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)
Source: Diseases Database

Cylindrical refractive error: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Cylindrical refractive error:

Terms associated with Cylindrical refractive error:

Terms Similar to Cylindrical refractive error:

Source: Diseases Database

External links related to: Cylindrical refractive error

Source: Diseases Database

Interesting Medical Articles:

Medical dictionaries:

More Medical Dictionary Topics

  • Rami subscapulares arteriae axillaris
  • Rami substantiae nigrae
  • Rami temporales anteriores
  • Rami temporales intermedii
  • Rami temporales intermedii arteriae occipitalis lateralis
  • Rami temporales medii arteriae occipitalis lateralis
  • Rami temporales nervi facialis
  • Rami temporales posteriores
  • Rami temporales superficiales nervi auriculotemporalis
  • Rami terminales arteriae cerebri medii
  • Rami thalamici
  • Rami thymici
  • Rami thymici arteriae thoracicae internae
  • Rami tonsillares nervi glossopharyngei

    Find out more

    Search to find out more about Cylindrical refractive error:

    powered by

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise