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Year : 1982  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 545

One sitting refraction with mydriatics


Medical College, Agra, India

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Anita Rani
Medical College, Agra
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Rani A, Singh Y P. One sitting refraction with mydriatics. Indian J Ophthalmol 1982;30:545

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Rani A, Singh Y P. One sitting refraction with mydriatics. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 1982 [cited 2019 Sep 18];30:545. Available from: http://www.ijo.in/text.asp?1982/30/6/545/29255

A study was made on 600 eyes with refrac­tive errors in different age groups. Refraction without cycloplegics and refraction with cyclo­plegics (1 % atropine or 2% homatropine or 10% phenyl-epherine) were compared. The results were almost confirmatory in 98% of cases. Majority of refractive errors fell in group of 0 -3 Dioptres. It was concluded that refraction should be done without cycloplegia unless cycloplegia is strongly indicated on cli­nical or other basis.

It is possible to do refraction and prescribe glasses in one sitting on the same day. This procedure is recommended for adoption on a routine basis.




 

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