A Study of Accommodation Training by Stereoscopic Film Presentation

  • Masumi Takada
  • Akihiro Sugiura
  • Yasuyuki Matsuura
  • Masaru Miyao
  • Hiroki Takada
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8009)


By relaxing the contracted focus-adjustment muscles around the eyeball, such as the ciliary and extraocular muscles, improvement of the pseudo-myopia is expected. This understanding has led to the accommo-dation training in which the visual target is given by stereoscopic video clips. In this study, we verify short-term effects of the accommodation training on eyesight of visual inspection workers (22 females) suffering from eye fatigue and 12 middle-aged persons. In the Measurement 1, the workers were trained in 3 days. Moreover, the middle-aged were investigated on several trials of the eyesight recovering apparatus in the Measurement 2. In the Measurement 3, we verify the effects of the accommodation training on eyesight and asthenopia of the young. The accommodation training is compared with close work on VDTs. As a result, the visual acuity was statistically improved by continuous accommodation training which will promote a ciliary muscle-stretching effect.


Myopia Presbyopia Spherical Diopter (SPH) Visual Acuity (VA) Stereoscopic Images Ciliary Muscle Accommodation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Masumi Takada
    • 1
  • Akihiro Sugiura
    • 2
  • Yasuyuki Matsuura
    • 3
  • Masaru Miyao
    • 4
  • Hiroki Takada
    • 5
  1. 1.Aichi Medical UniversityAichiJapan
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyGifu University of Medical ScienceSekiJapan
  3. 3.Headquarters for Innovative Society-Academia CooperationUniversity of FukuiFukuiJapan
  4. 4.Graduate School of Information ScienceNagoya UniversityNagoyaJapan
  5. 5.Graduate School of EngineeringUniversity of FukuiFukuiJapan

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