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Early Vision Loss in Diabetic Patients Assessed by the Cambridge Colour Test

D. F. Ventura, M. F. Costa, M. Gualtieri, M. Nishi, M. Bernick, D. Bonci and J. M. De Souza

in Normal and Defective Colour Vision

Published in print May 2003 | ISBN: 9780198525301
Published online April 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191584947 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525301.003.0042
Early Vision Loss in Diabetic Patients Assessed by the Cambridge Colour Test

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This chapter describes the use of the Cambridge Colour Test (CCT) to measure colour vision in diabetic patients with clinically normal fundi and in age-matched controls. The results were compared with those obtained with other traditionally used tests. CCT has full clinical testability and was the most sensitive of the tests use to detect colour vision loss.

Keywords: Cambridge Colour Test; diabetics; vision loss; colour vision

Chapter.  3093 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuropsychology

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