Eye growth in the aphakic newborn rabbit.

  title={Eye growth in the aphakic newborn rabbit.},
  author={Ulla Kugelberg and Charlotta Zetterstr{\"o}m and Bj{\"o}rn O. Lundgren and S Syr{\'e}n-Nordqvist},
  journal={Journal of cataract and refractive surgery},
  volume={22 3},
PURPOSE To examine growth in unilaterally lensectomized newborn rabbits. SETTING S:t Erik Eye Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden. METHODS Unilateral lensectomy was performed in 18 randomly selected 23-day-old rabbits. Corneal incision was performed in 2 other rabbits, and the aqueous humor was replaced with balanced salt solution in one eye. Axial length, corneal diameter, corneal thickness, intraocular pressure (IOP), and refraction were measured in all eyes preoperatively… CONTINUE READING

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