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  • Vol. 70, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 1980
  • pp: 1153–1154

Target size and correction for empty-field myopia

S. M. Luria  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA, Vol. 70, Issue 9, pp. 1153-1154 (1980)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSA.70.001153


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Abstract

Correction for empty-field myopia produces an appreciable improvement in contrast thresholds only for small (less han about 8 min arc) stimuli. The amount of improvement that can be expected varies with the magnitude of the observer’s myopia.

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S. M. Luria, "Target size and correction for empty-field myopia," J. Opt. Soc. Am. 70, 1153-1154 (1980)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josa/abstract.cfm?URI=josa-70-9-1153


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