accommodative strabismus


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Related to accommodative strabismus: Infantile esotropia

ac·com·mo·da·tive stra·bis·mus

strabismus in which the severity of deviation varies with accommodation.

accommodative strabismus

[əkom′ədā′tiv]
Etymology: L, accommodatio, adjustment; Gk, strabismos, squint
1 strabismus resulting from abnormal demand on accommodation, such as esotropia resulting from uncorrected hyperopia or exotropia resulting from uncorrected myopia.
2 strabismus resulting from the act of accommodation in association with a high AC/A ratio.

accommodative strabismus

Strabismus due to disorder of ocular accommodation. Synonym: bilateral strabismus
See also: strabismus