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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 22, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 1983
  • pp: 1216–1220

Selectively absorbing glasses for the potential prevention of ocular disorders

Gerhard K. Megla  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 22, Issue 8, pp. 1216-1220 (1983)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.22.001216


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Abstract

Photochromic eyewear is described which selectively blocks the blue and near-ultraviolet portion of the spectrum. The possible advantages of this wavelength-selective protective eyewear are discussed in terms of its applications to certain ocular pathologies such as retinitis pigmentosa, to preserve normal vision longer, and to reduce the visual impairment in lensless eyes following cataract removal.

© 1983 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: August 31, 1982
Published: April 15, 1983

Citation
Gerhard K. Megla, "Selectively absorbing glasses for the potential prevention of ocular disorders," Appl. Opt. 22, 1216-1220 (1983)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-22-8-1216

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