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Cycloplegic refraction by 1% cyclopentolate in young adults: Is it the gold standard? the Anyang University Students Eye Study

Sun, Yun-Yun; Wei, Shi-Fei; Li, Shi-Ming; Hu, Jian-Ping; Yang, Xiao-Hui; Cao, Kai; Lin, Cai-Xia; Du, Jia-Ling; Guo, Ji-Yuan; Li, He; Liu, Luo-Ru; Morgan, Ian; Wang, Ning-li

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Aims To document the difference between non-cycloplegic and cycloplegic refraction and explore its associated factors in Chinese young adults. Methods A school-based study including 7971 undergraduates was conducted in Anyang, Henan Province, China. Cycloplegia was achieved with two drops of 1% cyclopentolate and 1 drop of Mydrin P (Tropicamide 0.5%, phenylephrine HCl 0.5%) with a 5 min interval. Non-cycloplegic and cycloplegic refractions were measured by an autorefractor. A paired-sample...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/176341
Source: British Journal of Ophthalmology
DOI: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2018-312199

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