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Aubert-Förster phenomenon

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It is assumed that the resolving power of the eye is equal for short and long distances. The Aubert-Förster phenomenon consists of the opposite.

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It is assumed that the resolving power of the eye is equal for short and long distances. The Aubert-Förster phenomenon consists of the opposite, that there is a difference in visual acuity for short and long distances, and that the differences are characteristic for the individual test persons.

Bibliography

  • H. Aubert, R. F. Förster:
    Beiträge zur Kenntnis des Sehens.
    Albrecht von Graefes Archiv für Ophthalmologie, Berlin, 1857, 3: 167.

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