Apparent accommodation in pseudophakic eyes

Acta Ophthalmol (Copenh). 1990 Oct;68(5):604-6. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.1990.tb04797.x.


The so-called apparent accommodation has been measured in patients implanted with anterior chamber, iris support and posterior chamber IOLs. The data have been related to pupillary diameter and anterior chamber depth in order to explain the actual possibility of a near vision with optical correction only for distance.

MeSH terms

  • Accommodation, Ocular*
  • Aged
  • Anterior Chamber / anatomy & histology
  • Anterior Chamber / surgery
  • Depth Perception
  • Eyeglasses
  • Humans
  • Iris / drug effects
  • Iris / surgery
  • Lens Capsule, Crystalline / surgery
  • Lenses, Intraocular*
  • Middle Aged
  • Phenylephrine / pharmacology


  • Phenylephrine