Achromatopsia: Clinical diagnosis and treatment

Patrick S. O’Connor, Thomas J. Tredici, Douglas J. Ivan, John V. Mumma, David E. Shacklett

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Six cases of classic achromatopsia arc presented. The methods of practical clinical diagnosis are discussed, including paradoxical pupillary constriction in darkness, the easily performed Sloan achromatopsia test, and electrophysiologic studies which are useful in voung children. The visual and cosmetic benefits of heavily tinted contact lenses in such patients are stressed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)219-226
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Neurology


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