Scleral Expansion Procedure for the Correction of Presbyopia

@article{Kleinmann2006ScleralEP,
  title={Scleral Expansion Procedure for the Correction of Presbyopia},
  author={G. Kleinmann and H. J. Kim and R. Yee},
  journal={International Ophthalmology Clinics},
  year={2006},
  volume={46},
  pages={1-12}
}
  • G. Kleinmann, H. J. Kim, R. Yee
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • International Ophthalmology Clinics
  • Since 1855, the dominant theory for accommodation is that of Hermann von Helmholtz. The Helmholtz mechanism of accommodation states that contraction of the ciliary muscle results in a release of the tension on the zonular fibers allowing the lens to round up and become more convex during accommodation to allow near objects to be brought into focus. Thus, according to Helmholtz, accommodation results in the movement of the equatorial edge of the lens away from the sclera and disaccommodation… CONTINUE READING
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