What is the Motor Nerve of the Accommodation Reflex?

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The motor nerve involved in the accommodation reflex is the oculomotor nerve (cranial nerve III). This nerve plays a crucial role in controlling the muscles that shape the lens of the eye, allowing it to focus on objects at different distances – a process known as accommodation.

In a video discussing the accommodation reflex, you can expect to see detailed explanations about how the oculomotor nerve interacts with the eye's internal muscles. It might include anatomical diagrams or animations showing the nerve pathways, and how the lens adjusts its curvature for near and far vision. Additionally, the video could demonstrate the clinical relevance of this reflex, such as how its impairment can affect vision, and may include methods for testing the accommodation reflex in a clinical setting.

Presented and edited by Akram Jaffar, Ph.D.

 

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