Longitudinal chromic aberration as a function of refractive error
The refractive error-dependence of longitudinal chromatic aberration was investigated, our hypothesis is being that myopia may be the outcome of inadequate cues to defocus. Myopia, hyperopia and emmetropia were approximately equally represented in the group of 34 young subjects studied. Chromatic aberration was measured using a Badal optometry system incorporating a monochromator. The mean chronic aberration for the group of 1.96 D (400-650 nm) compared favorably with values reported in other studies. Although there was a significant spread in the data which ranged from 1.56 D to 2.30 D across the group, these variations were not refractive error-dependant.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Issues published between 1998-2005 are available free online - use hypertext links above. For more information, please refer to the journal’s website (see hypertext link) or contact the author. Michael J. Collins (email):firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1993 Optometrists Association Australia|
|Deposited On:||21 Mar 2005|
|Last Modified:||15 Jan 2009 16:34|
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