Definition of Astigmatics
1. astigmatic [n] - See also: astigmatic
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Astigmatics
Literary usage of Astigmatics
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. On the Anomalies of Accommodation and Refraction of the Eye: With a by Franciscus Cornelis Donders (1864)
"Could the eyelids admit of a vertical slit, hypermetropic astigmatics would undoubtedly have made use of it. The scotoma which exists in the right eye of my ..."
2. Public Health Papers and Reports by American Public Health Association (1907)
"... with 0.50 per hundred of cases of astigmatics. In the pupils of the upper school the figures are very different, as out of 500 whom I examined, ..."
3. A Text-book on diseases of the eye by Henry Drury Noyes (1894)
"Dr. Little, of Philadelphia, has put into a card the letters which he calls confusion letters for astigmatics, and he has given the words FOOL and NULLIFIED ..."
4. New Truths in Ophthalmology by Giles Christopher Savage (1896)
"That oblique astigmatics do really see objects distorted is proved by the fact that some of the noted painters, suffering from uncorrected astigmatism, ..."
5. A Manual of Examination of the Eyes: A Course of Lectures Delivered at the by Edmond Landolt (1879)
"astigmatics can, on their part, exclude the vertical meridian of the eye, and thus obtain much more distinct retinal images. ..."