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Refractive Errors (Refractive Error) Summary

Description: Deviations from the average or standard indices of refraction of the eye through its dioptric or refractive apparatus.

Also Known As: Refractive Error; Ametropia; Refractive Disorders; Ametropias; Disorder, Refractive Show All >>

Networked: 1891 relevant articles (116 outcomes, 136 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Refractive Errors

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Mitomycin (Mitomycin-C) : 3 outcomes 1 study in 6 results : FDA 7 Generic
  2. Retinaldehyde (Retinal) : 2 outcomes 13 studies in 193 results : IBA
  3. Cyclopentolate (Cyclogyl) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 24 results : FDA 3 Generic
  4. Atropine (Hyoscyamine) : 1 outcome 4 studies in 17 results : FDA 46 Generic
  5. ROP : 1 outcome 2 studies in 39 results : IBA
  6. Tropicamide : 1 outcome 2 studies in 12 results : FDA 15 Generic
  7. 4-hexyloxyaniline (HOA) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 9 results : IBA
  8. Polymers : 1 outcome 2 studies in 4 results : IBA
  9. perfluoropolyether : 1 outcome 2 studies in 2 results : IBA
  10. lotrafilcon A : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Refractive Errors

  1. Keratoconus
  2. Myopia
  3. Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)
  4. Cataract (Cataracts)
  5. Astigmatism
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Key Therapies for Refractive Errors

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  1. Laser In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) : 44 outcomes 13 studies in 295 results
  2. Penetrating Keratoplasty : 12 outcomes 1 study in 63 results
  3. Eyeglasses (Spectacles) : 8 outcomes 10 studies in 157 results
  4. Photorefractive Keratectomy : 8 outcomes 1 study in 81 results
  5. Excimer Lasers : 7 outcomes 4 studies in 107 results
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