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  • Vol. 2, Iss. 11 — Nov. 1, 1985
  • pp: 1891–1894

Incorporation of intraocular scattering in schematic eye models

Rafael Navarro  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 2, Issue 11, pp. 1891-1894 (1985)

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Beckmann’s theory of scattering from rough surfaces is applied to obtain, from the experimental veiling glare functions, a diffuser that when placed at the pupil plane would produce the same scattering halo as the ocular media. This equivalent diffuser is introduced in a schematic eye model, and its influence on the point-spread function and the modulation-transfer function of the eye is analyzed.

© 1985 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: March 22, 1985
Manuscript Accepted: May 28, 1985
Published: November 1, 1985

Rafael Navarro, "Incorporation of intraocular scattering in schematic eye models," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 2, 1891-1894 (1985)

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