Refractive state of the rhinoceros

Howard C. Howland, Monica Rowland, Christopher J Murphy

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Rhinoceroses have been supposed to be myopic; however, our examination of four specimens by retinoscopy, infrared photorefraction, and telescopic pointspread retinoscopy has shown them to be mildly hyperopic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2649-2651
Number of pages3
JournalVision Research
Issue number18
StatePublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes


  • Photorefraction
  • Refraction
  • Retinoscopy
  • Rhinoceros

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Sensory Systems

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