ACCOMMODATIVE SPASM

malfunctioning on the part of ocular muscles to repose following convergence on an object within close proximity. The reaction to this is often a condition called transient myopia, where damage to the parasympathetic nervous system occurs and causes ocular obscurity for an extended period of time.

ACCOMMODATIVE SPASM: "Persons with transient myopia commonly experience accommodative spasms of the eye muscles."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACCOMMODATIVE SPASM," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/accommodative-spasm/ (accessed September 24, 2020).
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