A CLINICAL STUDY COMPARING THE AMPLITUDE OF ACCOMMODATION DETERMINED OBJECTIVELY AND SUBJECTIVELY

Title A CLINICAL STUDY COMPARING THE AMPLITUDE OF ACCOMMODATION DETERMINED OBJECTIVELY AND SUBJECTIVELY
Author, Co-Author Robert Rutstein, Patti Fuhr, Janet Swiatocha
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Year
1992
Day
Saturday
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1:30 pm
Room
Scotland A
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Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine if differences exist between subjective and objective methods of measuring the amplitude of accommodation. In a double blind study on 57 patients, ages 6-35 years, two examiners measured the amplitude of accommodation, one using the subjective push-up method and the other using a modified form of dynamic retinoscopy. Significant differences between the findings occurred (pIMPLICATIONS OF DESCRIBING THE DARK FOCUS AS A "ZONE" OF RESTING FOCUS
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