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Laboratory evaluation of blended lenticular aphakic lenses

Atchison, David A. (1988) Laboratory evaluation of blended lenticular aphakic lenses. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 8(3), pp. 275-286.

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Abstract

Six types of blended lenticular aspheric lenses for the correction of aphakia were assessed with respect to mass, spectacle magnification, off-axis power errors, peripheral distortion, visual field size and cosmetic appearance. Relative to spherical surfaced lenses, these lenses showed considerably reduced mass, reduced peripheral distortion, increased visual field size and improved cosmetic appearance. All but one type showed considerably reduced off-axis power errors, but none of the lenses showed much reduction in spectacle magnification. In general, the manufacturers’ claims made in favour of the blended lenticular lenses were supported.

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ID Code: 4774
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
Keywords: blended lenticular lenses, aphakic, aspheric lenses, aphakia
DOI: 10.1111/j.1475-1313.1988.tb01057.x
ISSN: 0275-5408
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 1988 Blackwell Publishing
Copyright Statement: The definitive version is available at www.blackwell-synergy.com
Deposited On: 17 Aug 2006
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2009 17:09

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