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| OPTICS, IMAGE SCIENCE, AND VISION

  • Editor: Stephen A. Burns
  • Vol. 24, Iss. 6 — Jun. 1, 2007
  • pp: 1545–1550

Determination of the action spectrum of the blue-light hazard for different intraocular lenses

Alicia Pons, Diego Delgado, and Joaquín Campos  »View Author Affiliations


JOSA A, Vol. 24, Issue 6, pp. 1545-1550 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOSAA.24.001545


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Abstract

The spectral transmittance of various models of intraocular lenses (IOLs) has been studied. Significant differences among them were found, primarily regarding the cutoff wavelength. Based on these findings, modifications of the action spectrum for the blue-light hazard photobiological effect are proposed for each type of IOL. Moreover, the potential hazard of a representative range of radiation sources to subjects implanted with those IOLs has been calculated based on the corrected action spectra.

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OCIS Codes
(170.4460) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ophthalmic optics and devices
(260.7190) Physical optics : Ultraviolet
(330.1720) Vision, color, and visual optics : Color vision

ToC Category:
Vision and Color

History
Original Manuscript: July 5, 2006
Revised Manuscript: November 16, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: December 9, 2006
Published: May 9, 2007

Virtual Issues
Vol. 2, Iss. 7 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
Alicia Pons, Diego Delgado, and Joaquín Campos, "Determination of the action spectrum of the blue-light hazard for different intraocular lenses," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 24, 1545-1550 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/josaa/abstract.cfm?URI=josaa-24-6-1545


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