Annals of Ophthalmology

, Volume 33, Issue 2, pp 103–112 | Cite as

Mechanism of human accommodation as analyzed by nonlinear finite element analysis

  • Ronald A. Schachar
  • Andrew J. Bax
Original Article


Results of nonlinear finite element analysis support the Schachar theory of accommodation and demonstrate that the long-held Helmholtz theory of accommodation is impossible.


Spherical Aberration Crystalline Lens Ciliary Muscle Nonlinear Finite Element Analysis Central Thickness 
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  1. 1.Presby Corp.Dallas
  2. 2.DRD Technology Corp.TulsaOkla

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