Monochromatic Aberrations and Myopia
The monochromatic aberrations present in the eyes of a group of 21 young myopic subjects and 16 young emmetropic subjects were measured along the visual axis at three levels of accommodation. The aberrations were measured using a modified aberroscope technique which makes use of a retinal camera to photograph the shadow image of the aberroscope grid on the retina, while accommodation levels of 0, 1.5 and 3.0 D were induced consensually. Fourth-order aberrations were significantly different between the emmetropic and myopic groups, with the myopes showing lower fourth-order terms. A high proportion of the aberroscope grids photographed in the myopic eyes were too highly aberrated to permit analysis.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||For more information, please refer to the journal’s website (see hypertext link) or contact the author. Michael Collins, email: firstname.lastname@example.org,.au|
|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 1995 Elsevier|
|Deposited On:||18 Oct 2005|
|Last Modified:||15 Jan 2009 16:34|
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