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Ocular fundus lesions in sports divers using safe diving practices.
  1. R Holden,
  2. C D Morsman,
  3. C M Lane
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK.

    Abstract

    Ocular fundus fluorescein angiography was performed on 26 divers, who had used safe diving practices for at least 10 years, and on seven controls. There was no significant difference in the incidence of macular abnormalities between these groups and those of a previous study. Adherence to safe diving practice confers some protection against the macular abnormalities known to occur in divers with a history of decompression sickness.

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