Thursday, November 13, 2014

Simple Accommodation Test in Preschoolers Not Effective

“In preschool-aged children, a simple test performed in the ophthalmologist's or optometrist's office greatly overestimates the eye's ability to ‘flex and focus’ in order to see small objects clearly, reports a study in the November issue of Optometry and Vision Science,” according to Science Digest. “Young children don't have as much ‘accommodative amplitude’ as suggested by the subjective office test.” Read more.

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