Aging and scotopic sensitivity

  title={Aging and scotopic sensitivity},
  author={Gregory R. Jackson and Cynthia Owsley and E Price Cordle and Charles D Finley},
  journal={Vision Research},
Scotopic sensitivity was compared in young and older adults in good eye health after individualized correction for age-related changes in lens density and control of pupil diameter. Unlike earlier studies on this topic, fundus photography and a grading scale were used to characterize macular health in the older sample. Twenty-four young adults (mean age 27) and 25 older adults (mean age 70 years) underwent scotopic sensitivity testing after 30 min of dark adaptation. Light sensitivity for a 450… CONTINUE READING