11 October 2010 Study on the transverse chromatic aberration of the individual eye model after LASIK refractive surgery
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Proceedings Volume 7656, 5th International Symposium on Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing Technologies: Optical Test and Measurement Technology and Equipment; 76560I (2010); doi: 10.1117/12.867936
Event: 5th International Symposium on Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing Technologies, 2010, Dalian, China
Abstract
The aim of this research is to study the properties of the transverse chromatic aberration (TCA) after the LASIK refractive surgery based on the individual eye model involving the angle between visual axis and optical axis. According to the measurements of the corneal surfaces, the optical axis lengths and the wavefront aberrations, the individual eye models before and after LASIK refractive surgery are constructed for 15 eyes by using ZEMAX optic design software, while the angle between the visual axis and optical axis is calculated from the data of the anterior corneal surface. The constructed eye models are then used to investigate the variation of the TCA after the surgery. The statistical distributions of the magnitude of the foveal TCA for 15 eyes over the visible spectrum are provided. Finally, we investigate the influence of the TCA on the visual quality and compare the results with previous research. The TCA is an indispensable criterion to evaluate the performance of the refractive surgery. This research is very meaningful for the studies of not only foveal vision but also the peripheral vision.
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Mei Zhang, Zhao-Qi Wang, Yan Wang, Tong Zuo, "Study on the transverse chromatic aberration of the individual eye model after LASIK refractive surgery", Proc. SPIE 7656, 5th International Symposium on Advanced Optical Manufacturing and Testing Technologies: Optical Test and Measurement Technology and Equipment, 76560I (11 October 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.867936; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.867936
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Visual optics

Surgery

Visualization

Eye models

Cornea

LASIK

Chromatic aberrations

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