Posterior corneal rings in monkeys

L. W. Hirst, G. Dunkelberger, R. J. Adams, H. A. Kues

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Contact wide-field specular microscopy was performed on 27 monkeys of known ages. The induction of posterior corneal rings as a result of applanation pressure appeared to be age-dependent. There was a total absence of these folds in animals under two years of age, and they usually occurred only in animals older than four years of age.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)586-588
Number of pages3
JournalInvestigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Sensory Systems
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

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    Hirst, L. W., Dunkelberger, G., Adams, R. J., & Kues, H. A. (1983). Posterior corneal rings in monkeys. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 24(5), 586-588.