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correction

(Change), noun adjustment, alteration, amelioration, amending, amendment, betterment, curative, cure, emendatio, emendation, improved verrion, improvement, melioration, mending, modification, qualification, readjustment, reconstruction, rectification, redaction, reform, reformation, rehabilitation, remedy, reeoval of errors, renovation, repair, repairing, replacement, rescript, restoration, retraction, revampment, revisal, reeised edition, revision, rewrite, righting
Associated concepts: corrective action, corrective procedures

correction

(Punishment), noun amercement, animadversion, castigatio, castigation, censure, chastening, chastisement, condemnation, corrective meassre, disciplinary action, discipline, infliction, invective, lesson, payment, penal retribution, penal servitude, penalty, punition, reprobation, reproval, retributive justice, scourging, stricture
Associated concepts: board of corrections, correctional facillty, house of correction
See also: adjustment, discipline, indemnification, modification, panacea, punishment, reform, relief, remedial statute, remedy, remonstrance, repair, reparation, reprimand, reproach

CORRECTION,punishment. Chastisement by one having authority of a person who has committed some offence, for the purpose of bringing him to legal subjection.
     2. It is chiefly exercised in a parental manner, by parents, or those who are placed in loco parentis. A parent may therefore justify the correction of the child either corporally or by confinement; and a schoolmaster, under whose care and instruction a parent has placed his child, may equally justify similar correction; but the correction in both, cases must be moderate, and in proper manner. Com. Dig. Pleader, 3 M. 19; Hawk. c. 60, s. 23, and c. 62, s. 2 c. 29, s. 5.
     3. The master of an apprentice, for disobedience, may correct him moderately 1 Barn. & Cres. 469 Cro. Car. 179 2 Show. 289; 10 Mart. Lo. It. 38; but he cannot delegate the authority to another. 9 Co. 96.
     4. A master has no right to correct his servants who are not apprentices.
     5. Soldiers are liable to moderate correction from their superiors. For the sake of maintaining their discipline on board of the navy, the captain of a vessel, either belonging to the United States, or to private individuals, may inflict moderate correction on a sailor for disobedience or disorderly conduct. Abbott on Shipp. 160; 1 Ch. Pr. 73; 14 John. R. 119; 15 )lass. 365; 1 Bay, 3; Bee, 161; 1 Pet. Adm. Dec. 168; Molloy, 209; 1 Ware's R. 83. Such has been the general rule. But by a proviso to an act of congress, approved the 28th of September, l850, flogging in the navy and on board vessels of commerce was abolished.
     6. Any excess of correction by the parent, master, officer, or captain, may render the party guilty of an assault and battery, and liable to all its consequences. In some prisons, the keepers have the right to correct the prisoners.

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LES currently involves the use of both excimer laser and femtosecond laser to achieve the desired refractive correction.
As is the case for any mode of refractive correction, there is the potential for under- or over-correction of myopia with orthokeratology, which will influence unaided vision and/or visual function.
Specifically, this patent covers the refractive correction of moderate and high astigmatism using a combination of methods for correcting myopic astigmatism and hyperopic astigmatism.
16) So, for patients with orthotropic anisometropic amblyopia, especially if they are not wearing an appropriate refractive correction for their amblyopic eye, there is a real possibility that contact lenses will bring about an improvement over time in the best-corrected acuity in the affected eye.
Unlike laser refractive correction, the ICL makes no permanent change in the structure of the eye and the procedure is reversible.
a A pair of low power compact telescopes is mounted binocularly in carrier lenses with refractive correction
Eye exercises may be considered immediately if refractive correction is not required.
The Keraflex procedure is a noninvasive, incisionless ophthalmic procedure for flattening the cornea without the removal of tissue, offering the unique ability to induce refractive change without weakening the cornea's biomechanical integrity, as happens with LASIK and other refractive correction procedures.
Because Keraflex thermally remodels the cornea without the removal of any tissue, the procedure offers the unique ability to induce refractive change without weakening the cornea's biomechanical integrity, as happens with LASIK and other refractive correction procedures.
This is particularly important in the presence of esophoria in young hyperopic patients, where the refractive correction may resolve the decompensation due to the accommodation-convergence relationship.
Continuum cited for its role in designing system for non-invasive refractive correction