Date of Award

5-1988

Degree Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Science in Vision Science

Committee Chair

Niles Roth

Abstract

Patients with astigmatism are encountered virtually every day by practicing clinicians. This paper consists of an extensive literature review of the theories of astigmatism development, from both a mechanical and functional aspect. It is a goal of this work to present a broad view of the field which can be useful in day to day encounters with astigmatic patients.

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