The Accommodation Response and Facility between Children and Young Adults

Authors

  • Nur Aresya Ahmad Najmee Department of Optometry, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Selangor 42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Saiful Azlan Rosli Department of Optometry, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Selangor 42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia
  • Syazwina Batrisya Jalaludin Department of Optometry, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Selangor 42300 Bandar Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v5i14.2168

Abstract

Tonic accommodation decreased with age among children. In young adults, late-onset myopia will develop due to occupational near vision demands. This study aims to investigate the accommodation response and facility between children and young adults, in emmetrope (non-myopic) and myope group. The accommodation response and facility of young adults and children were measured using monocular estimation method (MEM), monocular accommodative facility (MAF) and binocular accommodative facility (BAF) with an exposure of near task for 15 minutes. Near task has significantly increased the lag of accommodation in all groups (p<0.05). However, the accommodation facility was not affected by near work in all groups (p>0.05).

Keywords: accommodation response, accommodation facility, myopes, emmetropes.

eISSN: 2398-4287© 2020. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer-review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v5i14.2168

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Published

2020-07-01

How to Cite

Ahmad Najmee, N. A. ., Rosli, S. A. ., & Jalaludin , S. B. . (2020). The Accommodation Response and Facility between Children and Young Adults. Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 5(14), 111-118. https://doi.org/10.21834/ebpj.v5i14.2168