2 March 2010 Novel applications of an adaptive optics visual simulator in the clinical setting
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Proceedings Volume 7550, Ophthalmic Technologies XX; 755013 (2010) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.843094
Event: SPIE BiOS, 2010, San Francisco, California, United States
Abstract
Purpose: To evaluate the clinical benefit of using an adaptive optics visual simulator (AOVS) and its impact in different clinical settings. Methods: An adaptive optics visual simulator performed the experimental procedure and was used to optically introduce aberrations in 9 normal eyes for visual acuity (VA) change, and in 10 cyclopleged eyes for enhancing depth of focus (DoF). AOVS was also used to correct 20 highly aberrated eyes. Results: The correction/induction of high order aberrations (HOA) alters the best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) by a mean of ~1 to 1.5 lines compared to the best spectacle correction. The depth of focus (DoF) was most enhanced (~2.0 D) with the introduction of negative and positive spherical aberration of 0.6 μm magnitude. The correction of HOAs in highly aberrated eyes improved BCVA by a mean of ~1.5 to 2 lines in two groups of pathological eyes. Conclusions: Aberrations have differing effects according to their clinical use. The AOVS defines the clinical response of HOAs on VA, visual perceptions and DoF.
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Ronald R. Krueger, Ronald R. Krueger, Alexandra Abdala, Alexandra Abdala, Karolinne Rocha, Karolinne Rocha, Nicolas Chateau, Nicolas Chateau, Laurent Vabre, Laurent Vabre, } "Novel applications of an adaptive optics visual simulator in the clinical setting", Proc. SPIE 7550, Ophthalmic Technologies XX, 755013 (2 March 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.843094; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.843094
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