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Clinical assessment of the PL 20/20 Infant Vision Tester.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3722694     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Infant visual acuities have been a difficult measurement to obtain for a number of reasons. This study evaluates the clinical usefulness of the Infant Vision Tester, a new preferential-looking instrument. Twenty-eight infants from age 2 months to 22 months were followed on a bi-monthly basis and their visual acuities were measured. It was found that the practicing optometrist can predict approximate visual acuities and progression of acuity improvement from one age group to another. A number of helpful suggestions for proper testing environment are also suggested by the investigator.
Authors:
A L Stebbins
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the American Optometric Association     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0003-0244     ISO Abbreviation:  J Am Optom Assoc     Publication Date:  1986 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-08-21     Completed Date:  1986-08-21     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505575     Medline TA:  J Am Optom Assoc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  466-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child Development
Evaluation Studies as Topic
Humans
Infant
Prognosis
Vision Tests / instrumentation*,  standards
Visual Acuity

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