January 1978
Volume 17, Issue 1
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The transscleral VER: prediction of postoperative acuity.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science January 1978, Vol.17, 71-74. doi:
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      M L Rubin, W W Dawson; The transscleral VER: prediction of postoperative acuity.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1978;17(1):71-74.

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Abstract

In 33 patients with corneal or lens opacities, the VER was recorded in response to a series of retinal stimuli delivered by the transscleral route (TVER). Based on the preoperative TVER characteristics, predictions of the postoperative acuities were made on a 1 to 5 scale. The predicted acuities were compared with those measured 6 months after surgery and showed that the TVER is a good predictor of postoperative acuity (r = 0.8). The criteria used for acuity estimates are presented.

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