Chantal J Boisvert

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Macaques are the most common animal model for studies in vision research, and due to their high value as research subjects, often continue to participate in studies well into old age. As is true in humans, visual acuity in macaques is susceptible to refractive errors. Here we report a case study in which an aged macaque demonstrated clear impairment in(More)
The common marmoset has attracted increasing interest as a model for visual neuroscience. A measurement of fundamental importance to ensure the validity of visual studies is spatial acuity. The marmoset has excellent acuity that has been reported at the fovea to be nearly half that of the human (Ordy and Samorajski []: Vision Res 8:1205-1225), a value that(More)
PURPOSE To examine anthropometric and maturational characteristics at diagnosis in pediatric idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH). DESIGN Retrospective, international, multisite study. PARTICIPANTS Pediatric patients (2-18 years of age at diagnosis) with IIH. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Body mass index (BMI), height, and weight Z-scores; sexual(More)
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