Aspheric High Positive Power Lenses and Third Order Theory
To correct third order (primary) oblique astigmatism of thin spectacle lenses outside an approximate lens power range of -22 D to +7 D, one surface must be aspherized. Aspherizing is of particular importance in the high positive power range used for the correction of aphakia. Graphs are presented showing the required front surface asphericities and power drops required to correct oblique astigmatism in this range. The results are a guide to the required asphericities in thick lenses.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||aphakia, asphericity, power drop, third order theory|
|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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