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Infant astigmatism and meridional amblyopia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4072007     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The orientation preferences of 70 infants aged 7 to 53 weeks with significant astigmatism [1.0 or more diopters (D)] were measured using a preferential looking procedure with paired gratings. The preference data show the consequences of the blurring effects of astigmatism when these are not compensatable by accommodation. Data from infant astigmats tested with optical correction look like those of nonastigmats. We have found no evidence for the development of meridional amblyopia during the first year of life.
J Gwiazda; I Mohindra; S Brill; R Held
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vision research     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0042-6989     ISO Abbreviation:  Vision Res.     Publication Date:  1985  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-01-21     Completed Date:  1986-01-21     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417402     Medline TA:  Vision Res     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1269-76     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Accommodation, Ocular
Amblyopia / etiology,  physiopathology*
Astigmatism / complications,  physiopathology*
Fixation, Ocular
Pattern Recognition, Visual / physiology
Visual Acuity
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