Ocular changes associated with accommodation in myopes and emmetropes

Woodman, Emily Claire (2015) Ocular changes associated with accommodation in myopes and emmetropes. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

This thesis examines the short-term changes occurring in a number of the eye's structures during reading tasks, and explores how these changes differ between normal eyes, and those with short-sightedness (myopia). This research revealed changes in the shape and thickness of a number of the eye's structures during near work, and aspects of these changes showed differences associated with myopia. These findings have potentially important implications for our understanding of the role of near work in the development and progression of myopia.

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ID Code: 82851
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Read, Scott, Collins, Michael, & Alonso-Caneiro, David
Keywords: Accommodation, Axial Length, Choroid, Emmetropia, Myopia, Near Work, Optical Coherence Tomography, Retina, Sclera
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 13 May 2015 06:02
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2017 14:44

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