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Agnew, Cornelius Rea

Olive Hoogenboom.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 1443 words.

Agnew, Cornelius Rea (08 August 1830–18 April 1888), ophthalmologist and sanitarian, was born in New York City, the son of William Agnew, a prominent merchant, and Elizabeth Thomson. Agnew...

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agonist

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 28 words.

A term describing extraocular muscles; the primary extraocular muscle that moves an eye in a particular direction, and in the

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Aids to diagnosis

Alastair K.O. Denniston and Philip I. Murray.

in Oxford Handbook of Ophthalmology

October 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 5097 words.

‘Aids to diagnosis’ provides the reader with tools that will assist in identifying differential diagnoses according to either clinical presentation or clinical sign.

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Albinism

Reecha Sachdeva, Lisa S. Abrams and Elias I. Traboulsi.

in Genetic Diseases of the Eye, Second Edition

January 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Genetics; Ophthalmology. 17024 words.

Albinism comprises a heterogeneous group of inherited disorders characterized by the reduction or total absence of pigment from the eye, hair, and skin. All the currently known types of...

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albinism

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 20 words.

Abnormalities in the synthesis of melanin affecting the eye alone (ocular albinism) or eye, skin, and hair (oculocutaneous albinism).

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allergic conjunctivitis

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 4 words.

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alphabet patterns

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 62 words.

Forms of *strabismus in which horizontal deviations vary in size according to vertical direction of gaze. They are so

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amblyopia

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 78 words.

A common developmental defect of central visual processing leading to reduced vision in one or both eyes, occurring secondary to

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ametropia

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 53 words.

The presence of *refractive error, resulting in the failure of the eye to focus light from an object

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Amsler grid

Robert J. Barry and Alastair K. Denniston.

in A Dictionary of Ophthalmology

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ophthalmology. 31 words.

One of a series of grids which can be used by a patient to identify areas of visual field loss

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