1 May 2011 Mechanical design of a power-adjustable spectacle lens frame
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Abstract
Power-adjustable spectacle lenses, based on the Alvarez-Lohmann principle, can be used to provide affordable spectacles for subjective refractive errors measurement and its correction. A new mechanical frame has been designed to maximize the advantages of this technology. The design includes a mechanism to match the interpupillary distance with that of the optical centers of the lenses. The frame can be manufactured using low cost plastic injection molding techniques. A prototype has been built to test the functioning of this mechanical design.
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Asuncion Zapata, Sergio Barbero, "Mechanical design of a power-adjustable spectacle lens frame," Journal of Biomedical Optics 16(5), 055001 (1 May 2011). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.3582160 . Submission:
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