Spectacle lens design: a review

Atchison, David A. (1992) Spectacle lens design: a review. Applied Optics, 31(19), pp. 3579-3585.


This review considers the present state of the design of spectacle lenses with respect to minimizing the side effects that are associated with their wear. Topics include spherical lens design, aspheric lens design, progressive addition lenses, spectacle lens materials, assumptions of conventional lens design, and practical assessment of spectacle lens design. Future possibilities in the manufacture of spectacle lenses are discussed briefly.

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ID Code: 4787
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Additional Information: For more information or to access a copy of this article contact : David A. Atchison d.atchison@qut.edu.au
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Keywords: image quality, ophthalmic lenses, optical aberrations, spectacle lens design, vision
ISSN: 0003-6935
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 1992 Optical Society of America
Deposited On: 15 Aug 2006 00:00
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2009 07:09

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