- Spectacle lens compensation in the pigmented guinea pigMarcus H C Howlett
School of Psychology, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, The University of Newcastle, Australia
Vision Res 49:219-27. 2009..We conclude that in the guinea pig, ocular growth and refractive error are visually regulated in a bidirectional manner to plus and minus lenses, but that the eye responds in a graded manner to imposed effective hyperopic defocus...
- Emmetropization and schematic eye models in developing pigmented guinea pigsMarcus H C Howlett
School of Psychology, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, The University of Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
Vision Res 47:1178-90. 2007..7-2.0 suggests that the guinea pig eye is adapted for nocturnal conditions...
- Form-deprivation myopia in the guinea pig (Cavia porcellus)Marcus H C Howlett
The University of Newcastle, Psychology, School of Behavioural Science, Newcastle, NSW 2308, Australia
Vision Res 46:267-83. 2006..The myopia rapidly abated once the diffusers were removed (65% within 24 h) due to inhibition of elongation and choroidal thickening. The guinea pig provides a fast mammalian model of FD myopia and corneal curvature regulation...