Accommodation, Nearwork and Myopia

Accommodation, Nearwork and Myopia

ISBN: 9780943599885
Publisher: Optometric Extension Program Fndtn
Publication Date: 1997-06-01
Number of pages: 211
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Comprehensive discussion of the research and theoretical modeling behind the long-standing question about the relationship between the accommodative/convergence systems, their primary function in nearwork, and possible etiologies of myopia. Provides a review of the various components of accommodation. This review, an update on the status of current research on the neurophysiology, including the neuro pharmacology of accommodation, is followed by a complete discussion of the various components of accommodation and the relationship to various refractive groups. Core to the book is a thorough discussion of nearwork-induced myopia, presenting a balanced discussion of the various theoretical models of myopia.

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