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Orthoptic treatment of subjects showing slow accommodative responses.

Authors
  • Bobier, W R
  • Sivak, J G
Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of optometry and physiological optics
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1983
Volume
60
Issue
8
Pages
678–687
Identifiers
PMID: 6624867
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Five subjects showing slow accommodative responses were given orthoptic treatment. Speed of accommodative response improved after 3 to 6 weeks. No regressions were evident 18 weeks after the cessation of training. Slow accommodative responses were found in subjects with normal phorias and fusion limits. The technique of dynamic photorefraction is introduced for the clinical measurement of accommodative time characteristics.

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