Corneal and refractive astigmatism in a sample of 3- to 5-year-old children with a high prevalence of astigmatism.

@article{Dobson1999CornealAR,
  title={Corneal and refractive astigmatism in a sample of 3- to 5-year-old children with a high prevalence of astigmatism.},
  author={Velma Dobson and Joseph M. Miller and Erin M Harvey},
  journal={Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry},
  year={1999},
  volume={76 12},
  pages={855-60}
}
PURPOSE To examine the relation between corneal and refractive astigmatism in a sample of pre-school-age Native American children with a high prevalence of astigmatism. METHODS Subjects were 250 Tohono O'Odham children, 3 to 5 years of age. Each child had corneal astigmatism measured with the Marco Nidek KM-500 portable autokeratometer without pupil dilation, and with the Nikon Retinomax K-Plus portable autorefractor/autokeratometer without and with pupil dilation. Refractive astigmatism was… CONTINUE READING

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