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Contrast sensitivity in children and adults.
  1. L. D. Beazley,
  2. D. J. Illingworth,
  3. A. Jahn and
  4. D. V. Greer

    Abstract

    Contrast sensitivity functions to vertical sinusoidal gratings have been measured in 135 subjects ranging from 3 to 29 years of age. The reported contrast sensitivities for all spatial frequencies increased steadily with age, reaching adult levels during adolescence. The usefulness of these functions as a clinical test is discussed.

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