Quantitative evaluation of sympathetic and parasympathetic control of iris function.

Abstract

The use of quantitative measurements of pupil size as an index of autonomic nervous system (ANS) activity in normal and diabetic subjects is described. The dual innervation of the iris by the parasympathetic (PNS) and sympathetic (SNS) nervous system was demonstrated by measurement of steady-state pupil size before and after changes in ANS activity by… (More)

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