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March 1984

A Simple, Inexpensive Method to Improve Low Visual Acuity of Highly Hypermetropic, Aphakic Patients

Author Affiliations

From the Eye Research Institute of Retina Foundation, Boston.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1984;102(3):466-467. doi:10.1001/archopht.1984.01040030380044

• An inexpensive optical device, an eyeglass loupe readily available commercially, can be used to improve the near and distance visual acuities of highly hypermetropic, aphakic patients. The device is simple to use and can replace the expensive, conspicuous telescopic system (Bioptic) of similar overall power.

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