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Article
April 1973

Bilateral Nanophthalmos

Author Affiliations

USA; USA; USA, Washington, DC.
From the Ophthalmology Service (Drs. Waltman and LaPiana), Department of Surgery, Walter Reed General Hospital, and the Division of Neuropsychiatry (Dr. Hirsch), Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, DC.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1973;89(4):353. doi:10.1001/archopht.1973.01000040355019
Abstract

On routine examination, a 23-year-old black man had corneal diameters of 9 mm. There were no other congenital ocular anomalies, and visual fields were normal. Despite his small eyes, his uncorrected visual acuity was normal, partly because of the increased refractive power of his corneas.

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