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

Robert Rutstein

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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Year: 1992

Program Number: 1:30 pm

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Co-Authors: Patti Fuhr, Janet Swiatocha

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Room: Scotland A