Optical models for human myopic eyes
Atchison, David A. (2006) Optical models for human myopic eyes. Vision Research, 46(14), pp. 2236-2250.
Data from the authors investigations and other studies are used to construct refractive dependent models. These models include a gradient index lens and aspheric corneal, lens and retinal surfaces. Elements that alter with refraction are anterior corneal radius, vitreous length and retinal shape (vertex radius of curvature and asphericity) and decentration. Two versions of the models are produced, one with centred and symmetrical optical elements, and one with tilts of the lens and decentrations and tilts of the retina. The centred model predicts increase in spherical aberration in myopia. It predicts the relative change in mean sphere in the periphery between the horizontal and vertical meridians that has been observed in a recent experimental study. It overestimates peripheral astigmatism by about 50%. The decentred version has limited success in predicting changes in peripheral refraction of average eyes.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||Aberration, Astigmatism, Myopia, Optics of the human eye, Peripheral refraction, Refractive error, Schematic eye|
|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 2006 Elsevier|
|Deposited On:||14 Nov 2006|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:23|
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