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June 1968

Dark Adaptation in Amblyopia

Author Affiliations

Miami, Fla
From the Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, Fla.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1968;79(6):697-704. doi:10.1001/archopht.1968.03850040699007

The dark adaptation process of ten amblyopic children was studied. Threshold defects were found particulary during the early phase of dark adaptation. The defects were found to be partially reversible. The significance in terms of the retinal mechanisms of adaptation is discussed.