Documenta Ophthalmologica

, Volume 56, Issue 3, pp 265–274

The evolution of refraction in the fixing and the amblyopic eye

  • G. Nastri
  • G. Caccia Perugini
  • S. Savastano
  • A. Polzella
  • G. Sbordone
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF00159077

Cite this article as:
Nastri, G., Perugini, G.C., Savastano, S. et al. Doc Ophthalmol (1984) 56: 265. doi:10.1007/BF00159077

Abstract

The authors describe refractive changes in 61 children with unilateral amblyopia who were followed-up for 10 years. In each case the change was towards myopia. The various factors affecting postnatal development of the eye are discussed.

Key words

Ocular refraction amblyopia fixing eye ocular development postnatal ocular growth use-abuse theory 

Copyright information

© Dr W. Junk Publishers 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Nastri
    • 1
  • G. Caccia Perugini
    • 1
  • S. Savastano
    • 1
  • A. Polzella
    • 1
  • G. Sbordone
    • 1
  1. 1.Ophthalmology DepartmentUniversity of Naples, 1st Faculty of MedicineNaplesItaly
  2. 2.Clinica Oculistica I Facoltà II Policlinico, Università degli studi di NapoliNapoliItaly

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