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A posição de repouso do sistema acomodativo. Implicações clínicas

A posição de repouso do sistema acomodativo. Implicações clínicas

Autores:

Antônio Augusto Velasco e Cruz

ARTIGO ORIGINAL

Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia

versão impressa ISSN 0004-2749versão On-line ISSN 1678-2925

Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. vol.56 no.3 São Paulo jun. 1993

http://dx.doi.org/10.5935/0004-2749.19930036

SUMMARY

According to the classic theory of Helmholtz the accommodative system rests at optical infinity. However this assumption is no longer acceptable. In facty, it has been shown that for most subjects the accommodative system adopts an intermediate position of rest. The present paper discuss a possible relationship between tonic accommodation and the deterioration of accommodative esotropia.

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