Prevalence of astigmatism in infant monkeys

Chea Su Kee, Li Fang Hung, Ying Qiao, Earl L. Smith

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The prevalence and nature of astigmatism in infant monkeys were examined. Unlike human infants, monkey infants exhibited relatively little astigmatism. The low prevalence of infantile astigmatism suggests that astigmatic errors do not provide essential cues for emmetropization in monkeys.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)188
Number of pages1
JournalOptometry and Vision Science
Issue number12 SUPPL.
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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