Date of Award
Master of Science in Vision Science
Robert L. Yolton
The differences between the findings obtained during two complete optometric exams conducted 3 months apart with 38 non-pregnant, and 93 pregnant subjects (divided equally into three groups based on the trimester of pregnancy in which their exams were done) were compared by single factor analyses of variance, and t-tests. Refractive error, corneal curvature and thickness, accommodative amplitude, ACA ratio and fusion break ranges were not found to be significantly affected by pregnancy.
Manges, Thomas D., "Ocular changes during pregnancy and their effects on refraction" (1985). College of Optometry. 1296.