January 1984
Volume 25, Issue 1
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Retinitis pigmentosa: a psychophysical test of explanations for early foveal sensitivity loss.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science January 1984, Vol.25, 118-120. doi:
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      V C Greenstein, D C Hood, I M Siegel, R E Carr; Retinitis pigmentosa: a psychophysical test of explanations for early foveal sensitivity loss.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1984;25(1):118-120.

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Abstract

A psychophysical procedure, the probe-flash paradigm, was used to test explanations of early foveal sensitivity loss in retinitis pigmentosa. The findings suggest that this loss may be due to a decreased responsiveness of retinal elements and not to a decrease in quantum catching ability of functioning photoreceptors.

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