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Validity of the Spot Vision Screener in detecting vision disorders in children 6 months to 36 months of age.

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Summary of "Validity of the Spot Vision Screener in detecting vision disorders in children 6 months to 36 months of age."

To evaluate the Spot Vision Screener in detecting targeted vision disorders compared to cycloplegic retinoscopy in children <3 years of age.

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Name: Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
ISSN: 1528-3933
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