Frank Thorn

Summary

Affiliation: New England College of Optometry
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Myopia progression is specified by a double exponential growth function
    Frank Thorn
    Myopia Research Center, New England College of Optometry, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 82:286-97. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Refractive status of indigenous people in the northwestern Amazon region of Brazil
    Frank Thorn
    New England College of Optometry, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 82:267-72. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint The association of wavefront aberration and accommodative lag in myopes
    Ji C He
    Myopia Research Center, New England College of Optometry Boston, 424 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vision Res 45:285-90. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased accommodation following adaptation to image blur in myopes
    Fuensanta A Vera-Diaz
    Department of Vision Science, The New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Vis 4:1111-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Wave-front aberrations in the anterior corneal surface and the whole eye
    Ji C He
    Myopia Research Center, New England College of Optometry, 424 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 20:1155-63. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Change in corneal shape and corneal wave-front aberrations with accommodation
    Ji C He
    Myopia Research Center, New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA, USA
    J Vis 3:456-63. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Accommodation, accommodative convergence, and response AC/A ratios before and at the onset of myopia in children
    Jane Gwiazda
    Myopia Research Center, The New England College of Optometry, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 82:273-8. 2005
  8. pmc Characteristics of accommodative behavior during sustained reading in emmetropes and myopes
    Elise Harb
    The New England College of Optometry, 424 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vision Res 46:2581-92. 2006
  9. pmc Children's refractions and visual activities in the school year and summer
    Li Deng
    Department of Vision Science, New England College of Optometry, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 87:406-13. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Minimal angle horizontal strabismus detectable by lay observers
    Erik Weissberg
    New England College of Optometry, 424 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 81:505-9. 2004

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Myopia progression is specified by a double exponential growth function
    Frank Thorn
    Myopia Research Center, New England College of Optometry, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 82:286-97. 2005
    ..07295) representing the proportion of Rc that occurs when maximum acceleration is reached, a is a curvature coefficient, t0 is the age of onset and x is age...
  2. ncbi request reprint Refractive status of indigenous people in the northwestern Amazon region of Brazil
    Frank Thorn
    New England College of Optometry, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 82:267-72. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the refractive status of the illiterate indigenous people of the upper Rio Negro region of the Amazon rain forest in northwestern Brazil...
  3. ncbi request reprint The association of wavefront aberration and accommodative lag in myopes
    Ji C He
    Myopia Research Center, New England College of Optometry Boston, 424 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vision Res 45:285-90. 2005
    ..45, p < 0.02) and approached significance in the distance-induced condition (r = -0.35, p = 0.07). No significant correlations were found for emmetropes. Possible reasons to account for these results are discussed...
  4. ncbi request reprint Increased accommodation following adaptation to image blur in myopes
    Fuensanta A Vera-Diaz
    Department of Vision Science, The New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Vis 4:1111-9. 2004
    ..The refractive group differences in the accommodative response may be related to differences in the habitual response to image clarity between myopes and emmetropes under normal viewing conditions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Wave-front aberrations in the anterior corneal surface and the whole eye
    Ji C He
    Myopia Research Center, New England College of Optometry, 424 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 20:1155-63. 2003
    ..Our data suggest that the reported loss of internal compensation for anterior corneal aberrations in elderly eyes with large whole-eye aberrations [J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 19, 137 (2002)] may also occur in young eyes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Change in corneal shape and corneal wave-front aberrations with accommodation
    Ji C He
    Myopia Research Center, New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA, USA
    J Vis 3:456-63. 2003
    ..A significant mean change for the group in both x-axis coma and spherical aberration was found. The change in corneal surface with accommodation suggests an increase in peripheral curvature with flattening at the vertex...
  7. ncbi request reprint Accommodation, accommodative convergence, and response AC/A ratios before and at the onset of myopia in children
    Jane Gwiazda
    Myopia Research Center, The New England College of Optometry, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 82:273-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate accommodation, accommodative convergence, and AC/A ratios before and at the onset of myopia in children...
  8. pmc Characteristics of accommodative behavior during sustained reading in emmetropes and myopes
    Elise Harb
    The New England College of Optometry, 424 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vision Res 46:2581-92. 2006
    ..01). The difference in the stability of the accommodative behavior between individuals with different refractive states suggests a possible relationship between variability in accommodation and the development of myopia...
  9. pmc Children's refractions and visual activities in the school year and summer
    Li Deng
    Department of Vision Science, New England College of Optometry, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 87:406-13. 2010
    ..To investigate the association of children's refractive errors with their visual activities assessed by questionnaire in the school year and summer break (June, July, and August)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Minimal angle horizontal strabismus detectable by lay observers
    Erik Weissberg
    New England College of Optometry, 424 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 81:505-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study is to further define the magnitude at which strabismus becomes socially significant according to lay observers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Wavefront aberrations in eyes of emmetropic and moderately myopic school children and young adults
    Ji C He
    New England College of Optometry, 424 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Vision Res 42:1063-70. 2002
    ..High amounts of wavefront aberrations, which degrade the retinal image, may play a role in the development of myopia...