Functional spasm of accommodation: Changes on scheimpflug imaging

Oman J Ophthalmol. 2014 Sep;7(3):150-2. doi: 10.4103/0974-620X.142601.


Spasm of accommodation is a rare condition characterized by a sudden increase in myopia. It can occur in emmetropes, hypermetropes and myopes. All the physiological changes that occur in normal accommodation are exaggerated. Mostly the cause is functional disorder and the condition gradually improves. We hereby present the changes occurring in spasm of accommodation as seen on Scheimpflug imaging.

Keywords: Accommodation spasm; myopia; pentacam.

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