23 June 1994 Corneal surgery by two-dimensional scanning of a low-energy excimer laser beam
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Proceedings Volume 2126, Ophthalmic Technologies IV; (1994) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.178558
Event: OE/LASE '94, 1994, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
We describe a new multipurpose maskless method of corneal surgery based on the point-by-point scanning of a focused laser beam which allows the application of a low-energy excimer laser. The crucial scanning parameters to achieve a smooth corneal surface have been investigated. A computer program for the simulation and optimization of the point-by-point scanning process has been developed and tested on contact lenses consisting of PMMA. In addition, a method of measuring the eye-movement by means of the computer-assisted interpretation of photographs was proved for its application in an eye-tracking-system.
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Angela Unkroth, Angela Unkroth, Karin Pachomis, Karin Pachomis, Jens-Uwe Walther, Jens-Uwe Walther, D. Zimare, D. Zimare, } "Corneal surgery by two-dimensional scanning of a low-energy excimer laser beam", Proc. SPIE 2126, Ophthalmic Technologies IV, (23 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.178558; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.178558
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