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The clinical importance of spectacle lens base curves

Atchison, David A. (1986) The clinical importance of spectacle lens base curves. Clinical and Experimental Optometry, 69(1), pp. 31-35.

Abstract

This paper discusses the importance of spectacle lens base curves to the practice of optometry. The base curve is defined. Principles of spectacle lens design, and the role of the base curve in spectacle lens design, are explained. Current practices of manufacturers and surfacing laboratories concerning base curves are discussed, as is the role of the optometrist in specifying and measuring lens curves.

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ID Code: 4662
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: For more information or for a copy of this article contact: David A. Atchison d.atchison@qut.edu.au
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Keywords: aniseikonia, anisometropia, base curve, blur index, spectacle lenses, spectacle lens design
ISSN: 0816-4622
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 1986 Optometrists Association Australia
Copyright Statement: The contents of this journal from 1998 to 2005 can be freely accessed online via the journal’s web page (see link).
Deposited On: 17 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2009 17:08

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