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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 5 — Mar. 5, 2007
  • pp: 2753–2761

Simulation of realistic retinoscopic measurement

Bo Tan, Ying-Ling Chen, K. Baker, J. W. L. Lewis, T. Swartz, Y. Jiang, and M. Wang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 5, pp. 2753-2761 (2007)

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Realistic simulation of ophthalmic measurements on normal and diseased eyes is presented. We use clinical data of ametropic and keratoconus patients to construct anatomically accurate three-dimensional eye models and simulate the measurement of a streak retinoscope with all the optical elements. The results show the clinical observations including the anomalous motion in high myopia and the scissors reflex in keratoconus. The demonstrated technique can be applied to other ophthalmic instruments and to other and more extensively abnormal eye conditions. It provides promising features for medical training and for evaluating and developing ocular instruments.

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OCIS Codes
(170.4460) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ophthalmic optics and devices
(170.4580) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical diagnostics for medicine
(330.4060) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision modeling
(330.4460) Vision, color, and visual optics : Ophthalmic optics and devices

ToC Category:
Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

Original Manuscript: December 4, 2006
Revised Manuscript: February 4, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: February 12, 2007
Published: March 5, 2007

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Bo Tan, Ying-Ling Chen, K. Baker, J. W. Lewis, T. Swartz, Y. Jiang, and M. Wang, "Simulation of realistic retinoscopic measurement," Opt. Express 15, 2753-2761 (2007)

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