Accommodation, Nearwork & Myopia
By Editha Ong, O.D., PhD., and Kenneth J. Ciuffreda, O.D., PhD.
Accommodation, Nearwork & Myopia By Editha Ong, O.D., PhD., and Kenneth J. Ciuffreda, O.D., PhD.
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.
Softcover, 211 pages.