Myopia and eye enlargement after neonatal lid fusion in monkeys

@article{Wiesel1977MyopiaAE,
  title={Myopia and eye enlargement after neonatal lid fusion in monkeys},
  author={Torsten N. Wiesel and Elio Raviola},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1977},
  volume={266},
  pages={66-68}
}
THE aetiology of myopia has been studied mainly by investigating the distribution of refractive errors in human populations1. No clear conclusion has emerged, however, so the prevailing clinical attitude is that myopia can neither be prevented nor cured, but only corrected with appropriate lenses. The mechanism of myopia can be rationally analysed only if a suitable animal model is found for this refractive condition. In the literature, there are only two examples of experimental myopia… CONTINUE READING
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