Validation of a New Instrument for Measurement of Flexible Contact Lenses
A newly developed instrument for the measurement of flexible contact lens parameters incorporating an autostigmatic microscope and optimised light collection techniques, is evaluated. The instrument measures back and front central optic radii and centre thickness of the contact lens, and these measurements can be used to determine back vertex powers. The instrument is shown to provide reliable and repeatable measures of lens parameters.
Impact and interest:
Citation countsare sourced monthly fromand citation databases.
These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.
Citations counts from theindexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.
Full-text downloadsdisplays the total number of times this work’s files (e.g., a PDF) have been downloaded from QUT ePrints as well as the number of downloads in the previous 365 days. The count includes downloads for all files if a work has more than one.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||flexible contact lenses, back central optic radius thickness power radiuscope|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 1985 Optometrists Association Australia|
|Deposited On:||20 Jan 2006|
|Last Modified:||10 Aug 2011 23:21|
Repository Staff Only: item control page