[Nyktometric examinations on eye function in diabetic retinopathy (author's transl)]

Klin Monbl Augenheilkd. 1976 Sep;169(3):369-72.
[Article in German]


By means of nyctometry we examinated in a group of normal persons and in a group of juvenile diabetics if the adaptability of the adaptation system in possible under various conditions of initial adaptation. It appears, that nondiabetics possess a sufficiently reactive functional system, while in diabetics, we found a defective functional reaction of the adaptation system because of beginning retinopathy.

Publication types

  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Dark Adaptation*
  • Diabetic Retinopathy / physiopathology*
  • Humans
  • Middle Aged
  • Orientation
  • Time Factors