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Hypermetropia-succeeded myopia after hyperbaric oxygen therapy

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Evanger, K, Haugen, OH, Aanderud, L, Thorsen, E and Pierscionek, BK (2006) Hypermetropia-succeeded myopia after hyperbaric oxygen therapy. OPTOMETRY AND VISION SCIENCE, 83 (3). pp. 195-198. [Journal article]

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Abstract

A 58-year-old man presented with a change in vision during hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy. Subsequent follow-up visits showed a hypermetropic shift, which succeeded the myopic shift after each of two series of HBO treatments. The maximal refractive amplitude was 3.00 D (range -1.37 D to +1.62 D) in the right eye and 2.75 D (range -1.25 D to + 1.50 D) in the left eye. Refraction stabilized after 1.5 years at +0.62 D and +0.50 D to pretreatment values in the right and left eye, respectively. The findings are discussed with regard to possible changes in the structure of the lens.

Item Type:Journal article
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Biomedical Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Biomedical Sciences Research Institute
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Vision
ID Code:7626
Deposited By:Professor Barbara Pierscionek
Deposited On:18 Jan 2010 09:51
Last Modified:18 Jan 2010 09:51

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