Light adapted electroretinograms in optic nerve hypoplasia

Caroline Chaplin, Mark S. Borchert, Cassandra Fink, Pamela Garcia-Filion, Daphne L. McCulloch

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The purpose of the study is to characterise retinal function using light-adapted electroretinograms (ERGs) in a series of young children with ONH, congenital dysplasia of retinal ganglion cells. ERGs were recorded with chloral hydrate sedation in 27 children with ONH (18 with bilateral and 9 with unilateral ONH, age 4–35 months) and an adult reference population (n = 12). Stimuli included ISCEV standard flash, oscillatory potentials (OPs) and standard flicker as well as a light-adapted luminance–response series (photopic hill). The disc diameter to disc macula (DD:DM) ratio was measured from fundus photographs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)123-132
Number of pages10
JournalDocumenta Opthalmologica
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2009


  • optometry
  • vision sciences


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