Visual backward masking performance in young adult emmetropes and myopes.

  title={Visual backward masking performance in young adult emmetropes and myopes.},
  author={Hui-Ying Kuo and Katrina L Schmid and David A. Atchison},
  journal={Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry},
  volume={89 1},
PURPOSE To investigate how temporal processing is altered in myopia and during myopic progression. METHODS In backward visual masking, a target's visibility is reduced by a mask presented quickly after the target. Thirty emmetropes, 40 low myopes, and 22 high myopes aged 18 to 26 years completed location and resolution masking tasks. The location task examined the ability to detect letters with low contrast and large stimulus size. The resolution task involved identifying a small letter and… CONTINUE READING

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