Journal article

[Spectral filters as a method of therapeutic correction].

Iu Z Rozenblium, PP Zak, MA Ostrovskiĭ, AG Aliev, IL Smol'ianinova, EV Bora, II Mamchits

Vestnik oftal mologii | Published : 1995

Abstract

Spectral filters were used for additional correction of vision in 67 patients: in 15 adults with initial cataracts (intensive yellow filter), 26 children with albinism (yellow-brown filter), 14 children with macular hypoplasia (orange filter), and 12 children with aphakia after removal of congenital cataracts (yellow filter). Selection of the filter density is carried out using a special method including visocontrastometry, examination of sensitivity to lateral light, and study of color perception thresholds. Use of filters resulted in improvement of the vision acuity by 43.5% in patients with initial cataracts, by 10% in those with albinism, by 20% in those with macular hypoplasia, and by 2..

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