8 May 2012 Propagation, structural similarity, and image quality
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Retinal image quality is usually analysed through different parameters typical from instrumental optics, i.e, PSF, MTF and wavefront aberrations. Although these parameters are important, they are hard to translate to visual quality parameters since human vision exhibits some tolerance to certain aberrations. This is particularly important in postsurgery eyes, where non-common aberration are induced and their effects on the final image quality is not clear. Natural images usually show a strong dependency between one point and its neighbourhood. This fact helps to the image interpretation and should be considered when determining the final image quality. The aim of this work is to propose an objective index which allows comparing natural images on the retina and, from them, to obtain relevant information abut the visual quality of a particular subject. To this end, we propose a individual eye modelling. The morphological data of the subject's eye are considered and the light propagation through the ocular media is calculated by means of a Fourier-transform-based method. The retinal PSF so obtained is convolved with the natural scene under consideration and the obtained image is compared with the ideal one by using the structural similarity index. The technique is applied on 2 eyes with a multifocal corneal profile (PresbyLasik) and can be used to determine the real extension of the achieved pseudoaccomodation.
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Jorge Pérez, Jorge Pérez, David Mas, David Mas, Julián Espinosa, Julián Espinosa, Carmen Vázquez, Carmen Vázquez, Carlos Illueca, Carlos Illueca, } "Propagation, structural similarity, and image quality", Proc. SPIE 8427, Biophotonics: Photonic Solutions for Better Health Care III, 84273E (8 May 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.922531; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.922531
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