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Assessment of visual acuity in infancy and early childhood.

Abstract:

The forced-choice preferential looking method (FPL) shows the development of acuity during the first year of life, and is applicable to clinical assessment. A tracking test using a narrow strip of grating yields a more sensitive measure for the later part of this age range, however. The development of acuity is dominated by neural rather than optical or accommodative factors. By age 3 years resolution acuity is very close to adult performance, but at 5 years 'crowding' effects may still impai...

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Atkinson, J More by this author
Braddick, O More by this author
Journal:
Acta ophthalmologica. Supplementum
Volume:
157
Pages:
18-26
Publication date:
1983
ISSN:
0065-1451
URN:
uuid:53e13aa2-b117-44c4-9ff6-3de4d43e98dd
Source identifiers:
5044
Local pid:
pubs:5044

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