Visual performance with aspheric rigid contact lenses

Oxenberg, Larry D. & Carney, Leo G. (1989) Visual performance with aspheric rigid contact lenses. Optometry and Vision Science, 66(12), pp. 818-821.



Single vision aspheric contact lens designs may be able to enhance visual performance by controlling spherical aberration. In this study, we have compared the visual performance provided by two front surface aspheric rigid contact lenses with that of a spherical rigid contact lens and spectacle correction. These 4 corrections were worn by ten subjects while visual acuity was determined as a function of aperture size. The possibility that front surface aspheric lens designs may enhance visual performance was confirmed, although individual subjects varied significantly in this visual response. Contributions to the visual performance, other than contact lens surface shape, may include lens position and stability.

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ID Code: 3196
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: Contact Lenses, Visual Acuity, Adult Comparative Study Eyeglasses Female Humans Male Optics Research Support, Non, U, S, Gov't
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 1989 American Academy of Optometry
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 25 Jan 2006 00:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 12:29

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