[Evidence for the developmental theory of myopia. 1. The role of accommodation in the development of myopia].

  • E S Awetissow
  • Published 1979 in Klinische Monatsblatter fur Augenheilkunde


The causal part of weakened accommodation in the formation of myopia is linked with the visual activity at near-distance. Feeble accommodation can be caused by a morphological deficiency of the ciliary muscle and its insufficient training, also by a reduced blood-supply of the eye and by the influence of general diseases on the ciliary muscle. For the first… (More)


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