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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 16 — Aug. 3, 2009
  • pp: 13283–13297

A generic eye model by reverse building based on Chinese population

Mei-mei Kong, Zhi-shan Gao, Xin-hua Li, Shu-hua Ding, Xiao-mei Qu, and Mei-qun Yu  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 16, pp. 13283-13297 (2009)

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The human eye has ethnic difference, the existing typical eye models are based on western eyes. A generic eye model based on Chinese population is presented for the first time. The statistical analyzed ocular parameters based on measured data are used for the initial generic eye model, and the wavefront aberration data obtained at two different pupil diameters are used for reproduction by optimizing the initial generic eye model. The differences and similarities between Chinese generic eye model and western eye models are given. The Chinese generic eye model provides a suitable model for the related further researches and applications on Chinese eye.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(080.2740) Geometric optics : Geometric optical design
(110.2760) Imaging systems : Gradient-index lenses
(170.4460) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ophthalmic optics and devices
(330.4060) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision modeling

ToC Category:
Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

Original Manuscript: June 11, 2009
Revised Manuscript: June 28, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: June 29, 2009
Published: July 20, 2009

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Mei-mei Kong, Zhi-shan Gao, Xin-hua Li, Shu-hua Ding, Xiao-mei Qu, and Mei-qun Yu, "A generic eye model by reverse building based on Chinese population," Opt. Express 17, 13283-13297 (2009)

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