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Eyeglasses MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Eyeglasses
Tree Number(s)
E07.632.500.300
Unique ID
D005139
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005139
Annotation
prescription lenses to aid vision: do not confuse with EYE PROTECTIVE DEVICES
Scope Note
A pair of ophthalmic lenses in a frame or mounting which is supported by the nose and ears. The purpose is to aid or improve vision. It does not include goggles or nonprescription sun glasses for which EYE PROTECTIVE DEVICES is available.
Entry Term(s)
Glasses
Spectacles
Sun Glasses, Prescription
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Eyeglasses Preferred
Sun Glasses, Prescription Narrower
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