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Normal emmetropization in infants with spectacle correction for hyperopia.

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PURPOSE: The development of emmetropic refraction is known to be under visual control. Does partial spectacle correction of infants' refractive errors, which has been shown to have beneficial effects in reducing strabismus and amblyopia, impede emmetropization? The purpose of the present study was to perform the first longitudinal controlled trial to investigate this question in human subjects. METHODS: Children identified as having significant hyperopia in a population screening program at a...

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Journal:
Investigative ophthalmology and visual science
Volume:
41
Issue:
12
Pages:
3726-3731
Publication date:
2000-11-05
EISSN:
1552-5783
ISSN:
0146-0404
URN:
uuid:16e69853-08ab-4f3a-875b-bd6dd6ab1e3c
Source identifiers:
29132
Local pid:
pubs:29132

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