Influence of lid position on astigmatism

Christopher Grey, Keng Hung Maurice Yap

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The influence of 3 different lid positions on the astigmatism of 50 young heathy eyes was investigated with an autorefractor. The results showed that a significant amount of astigmatism may be induced when the palpebral aperture is voluntarily narrowed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)966-969
Number of pages4
JournalOptometry and Vision Science
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1986
Externally publishedYes


  • Astigmatism
  • Eyelid position

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Optometry

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