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Astigmatism in infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  694539     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Compared with children of school age, infants show ten times the incidence and considerably greater amounts of clinically significant astigmatism. The amount begins to decrease in the second semester of life, and the incidence declines during the third year. The unanticipated results bear on both the etiology and the neural sequelae of astigmatism.
I Mohindra; R Held; J Gwiazda; J Brill
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  202     ISSN:  0036-8075     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  1978 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-11-29     Completed Date:  1978-11-29     Revised Date:  2007-03-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  329-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Astigmatism / epidemiology*,  etiology,  physiopathology
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases / epidemiology

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