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Reviewing the optics of the lens and presbyopia

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Pierscionek, BK (1998) Reviewing the optics of the lens and presbyopia. In: OPHTHALMIC MEASUREMENTS AND OPTOMETRY. UNSPECIFIED. 5 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Abstract

This paper presents an overview of our understanding of the optics of the lens and the changes to lenticular function with age. It deals specifically with a) presbyopia, describing the latest theory which suggests that presbyopia is a product of age-related change and continued growth, and b) the lens paradox, a hypothesis for resolving it and the experimental findings in support of the latter.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
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:7643
Deposited By:Professor Barbara Pierscionek
Deposited On:18 Jan 2010 11:14
Last Modified:18 Jan 2010 11:14

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