spasm of accommodation

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spasm of ac·com·mo·da·tion

excessive contraction of the ciliary muscle.

spasm of accommodation

A spasm of the ciliary muscle, usually due to excessive strain from overuse and common in myopia.
See also: spasm
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There have also been several case studies reporting the rare but significant and related development of persistent bilateral accommodative spasm in individuals with TBI [21-23].
In cases were convergence or accommodative spasm are suspected, a cycloplegic refraction should be carried out.
An "against" movement suggests accommodative spasm (see Table 3).
Several case studies have also reported the rare but significant development of persistent accommodative spasm in individuals with TBI [18-20].