Laboratory Evaluation of Commercial Aspheric Aphakic Lenses
Four types of commercial aspheric aphakic lenses were assessed with respect to mass, spectacle magnification, off-axis power errors, and peripheral distortion. The aspheric lenses have better distortion and off-axis imagery properties than spherical flat back lenses, but the improvement in distortion properties is small for those lenses whose design form specifies a flattish back surface. The claims concerning the distortion properties of these lenses are exaggerated. The shape (bending) of lenses has a large effect on spectacle magnification, peripheral distortion, and off-axis imagery
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||aphakia, aspheric lenses, off, axis aberrations, peripheral distortion, spectacle magnification|
|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 1983 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|
|Deposited On:||17 Aug 2006|
|Last Modified:||15 Jan 2009 17:08|
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