Content written by: Uchechukwu L. Osuagwu, OD, PhD, Pavan Verkicharla, PhD, Marwan Suheimat, PhD, and David A. Atchison, DSc, FAAO1
Content originally published in the Spring 2018 edition of The Eighth Line and Optom Vis Sci 2018;95:234–238. doi:10.1097/OPX.0000000000001180
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SIGNIFICANCE: Myopia prevalence rates differ between racial groups. If the growth of the eye is sensitive to differences in optical input, the difference in spherical aberration between East Asian and Caucasian eyes found in this study may be important in understanding myopia development.
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to determine differences in peripheral wavefront aberrations between two racial groups.