The onset of prolonged glare recovery with age

Collins, Michael J. (1989) The onset of prolonged glare recovery with age. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 9(4), pp. 368-371.

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The effects of ageing upon the recovery of contrast discrimination following exposure to a bright source of light (glare recovery) were investigated. A total of 65 subjects were tested, with a distribution of ages ranging from 16 to 79 years. Total glare recovery times were relatively constant up to about 56 years of age, after which they became significantly prolonged. Contrast thresholds to a small spot target gradually increased with age.

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ID Code: 893
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: For more information, please refer to the journal’s website (see hypertext link) or contact the author. Michael J. Collins (email)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-1313.1989.tb00936.x
ISSN: 0275-5408
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 1989 Blackwell Publishing
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Deposited On: 24 Mar 2005 00:00
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2009 06:34

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