Problem: A severely myopic patient has a far point of 5.75 cm. By how many diopters should the power of his eye be reduced in laser vision correction to obtain normal distant vision for him? (Assume a lens-to-retina distance of 2.00 cm.)

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Power of the lens:

P=1so+1si

P=15.75×10-2+12.00×10-2

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A severely myopic patient has a far point of 5.75 cm. By how many diopters should the power of his eye be reduced in laser vision correction to obtain normal distant vision for him? (Assume a lens-to-retina distance of 2.00 cm.)

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