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Effect of spectacles on changes of spherical hypermetropia in infants who did, and did not, have strabismus.

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AIM: To explore why emmetropisation fails in children who have strabismus. METHODS: 289 hypermetropic infants were randomly allocated spectacles and followed. Changes in spherical hypermetropia were compared in those who had strabismus and those who did not. The effect of wearing glasses on these changes was assessed using t tests and regression analysis. RESULTS: Mean spherical hypermetropia decreased in both eyes of "normal" children (p<0.001). The consistent wearing of glasses impeded t...

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10.1136/bjo.84.3.324

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Ingram, RM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Journal:
The British journal of ophthalmology
Volume:
84
Issue:
3
Pages:
324-326
Publication date:
2000-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1468-2079
ISSN:
0007-1161
URN:
uuid:1f866c78-6b67-4b33-8736-83d493ac166d
Source identifiers:
162726
Local pid:
pubs:162726

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