Besides the actual pseudo-accommodation which the aphakic eye possesses, we are not to forget the artificial pseudo-accommodation which depends upon the patient's holding the glasses nearer to or farther from the eye, or looking obliquely through the margin of the glass.
Reference: Rogman. On pseudo-accommodation in aphakia. Arch Ophthalmol. 1900;29:128.
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