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Mobility performance with Retinitis Pigamentosa

Clinical and Experimental Optometry

Author: Black, A., Lovie-Kitchin, J.E., Woods, R. L., Arnold, N., Byrnes, J., Murrish, J.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 1997

Abstract:

In this study, the authors investigated the relationship between clinical vision measures and mobility performance under different illumination levels for subjects with retinitis pigamentosa. The study concluded that people with retinitis pigamentosa (RP) have worse mobility than people with normal vision, more so under reduced illumination levels. Visual field extent was the strongest predictor of mobility performance.


Further Details

Pages: 1-12
Volume: 80
Issue: 1
Accession Number: August, 2010
Image: 0426944256initis pigmentosa.pdf
Notes: lighting bibliography
Electronic Resource Number: 10.1111/j.1444-0938.1997.tb04841.x
Research Notes: LL request made 28/08/2013
Keywords: lightingvisionmobility
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