volume 16, issue 12, P1209-1214 1997
DOI: 10.1076/ceyr.16.12.1209.5030
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Abstract: There is a general decline in peripheral resolution with age, indicating a corresponding loss of retinal ganglion-cell density. This age-related loss does not appear to be very selective in terms of cells that are sensitive to either stationary or flickering gratings. These results increase the diagnostic power of clinical tests that employ measures of peripheral resolution in subjects of different ages to detect diseases which cause loss of ganglion cells.