Spectacle lenses which correct oblique astigmatism at all ocular rotations: investigation of 'Merte's' conicoidal surfaces
Atchison, David A., Smith, George, Jalie, Mo, & Gulley, David (1996) Spectacle lenses which correct oblique astigmatism at all ocular rotations: investigation of 'Merte's' conicoidal surfaces. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 16(5), pp. 438-446.
Merte (1950) described lens forms that correct oblique astigmatism at all ocular rotations. The front surfaces of all lenses were flat, and the back surfaces were made aspherical as conicoids. Merte did not provide a derivation of his formulae for the appropriate conicoidal surfaces. We show that Merte formula is correct and describe that nature of appropriate conicoidal back surfaces of spectacle lenses.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||spectacle lenses, oblique astigmatism, Merte's conicoidal surfaces, ocular rotation|
|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 1996 Blackwell Publishing|
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|Deposited On:||27 Sep 2006|
|Last Modified:||15 Jan 2009 07:12|
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