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single-vision Line breaks: single-vision

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Definition of single-vision in English:


Denoting glasses of which each lens is a single optical element; not bifocal.
Example sentences
  • This option entails wearing a bifocal or multifocal contact lens in one eye and a single-vision lens in the other eye.
  • This International Standard specifies the minimum requirements for complete single-vision ready-to-wear near-vision spectacles.
  • A series of single-vision ophthalmic lenses for use in the correction of vision for myopia, hypermetropia, or astigmatism is described.
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