January 1982
Volume 22, Issue 1
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Temporal contrast sensitivity in amblyopia.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science January 1982, Vol.22, 98-102. doi:
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      M D Wesson, M S Loop; Temporal contrast sensitivity in amblyopia.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1982;22(1):98-102.

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Abstract

Temporal contrast sensitivity functions were determined for the normal (20/20) and amblyopic eyes of five strabismic and/or anisometropic amblyopes and for both eyes of two nonamblyopes. In deep amblyopia (20/100+), contrast sensitivity was reduced at all temporal frequencies in the amblyopic eye, whereas no deficit was observed for subjects whose acuity was 20/40 or better. This result indicates that reduced temporal sensitivity is a significant component of strabismic and anisometropic amblyopia.

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