November 1975
Volume 14, Issue 11
Articles  |   November 1975
Induction of subcapsular cataracts in aniridic vervet monkeys by echothiophate.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science November 1975, Vol.14, 863-866. doi:
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      P L Kaufman, U Axelsson; Induction of subcapsular cataracts in aniridic vervet monkeys by echothiophate.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1975;14(11):863-866.

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Four surgically aniridic vervet monkeys with clear lenses received topical echothiophate iodide unilaterally daily for eight weeks. The opposite eyes received a control solution without echothiophate. All the echothiophate-treated eyes developed subcapsular lens opacities sttongly resembling those attributed to echothiophate in humans. The lenses in the control eyes remained clear.


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