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Forces on the uvea by crystalline lens–pupillary margin contact may increase with accommodation and lens growth, producing accommodative and age-dependent increases in muscle thickness and significant age-dependent anterior muscle displacement.

Intraocular lens implantation removed these forces, allowing choroidal elasticity to restore the muscle to a youthful position; however, the increase in thickness was permanent and likely due to an age-dependent increase in connective tissue.

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This tightening of the ciliary ring may also contribute to the development of presbyopia in older eyes.

Muscle thickness increased with accommodation only in phakic eyes.

As we age, loss of lens accommodation causes presbyopia--decreased ability to focus on close-up objects.Next Gen focusses on current Ophthalmology research and development, in order to inform readers what drug, devices and instruments they’ll be using in the next 5—10 years.The presence of myopia, or nearsightedness, significantly affects the muscles used in focusing the lens of the eye -- a finding with important implications for the development of 'accommodating' implanted intraocular lenses (IOLs) that can adjust to different visual distances, reports a new study. Strenk), UMDNJ–Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, and the Institute of Ophthalmology and Visual Science (Guo), UMDNJ–New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey; MRI Research, Inc. An age-dependent increase in ciliary muscle anteroposterior thickness occurred that was not mitigated by IOL implantation. The muscle moved closer to the cornea with advancing age in phakic eyes; IOL implantation returned the muscle to a youthful position.