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  • Editor: C. Martijin de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 7 — Mar. 28, 2011
  • pp: 6215–6230

Design of isoplanatic aspheric monofocal intraocular lenses

Sergio Barbero, Susana Marcos, Javier Montejo, and Carlos Dorronsoro  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 7, pp. 6215-6230 (2011)

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A new and complete methodology of monofocal intraocular lens (IOL) design is presented aiming at isoplanatism, i.e. IOLs that provide the eye with optimized optical quality over a wide field of view (typically in a range of ten degrees). The methodology uses a merit function considering dimensional and biomechanical constraints, and a geometrical optical quality metric that is evaluated simultaneously at different field angles. As an example, we present new isoplanatic designs based on different commercial IOL platforms. Aspheric isoplanatic designs improve peripheral quality over current aspheric IOLs. Also, isoplanatic designs provide more stable optical quality across the field and across pupil diameter.

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OCIS Codes
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design
(220.4830) Optical design and fabrication : Systems design
(330.4460) Vision, color, and visual optics : Ophthalmic optics and devices
(330.7310) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision

ToC Category:
Optical Design and Fabrication

Original Manuscript: December 9, 2010
Revised Manuscript: February 9, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 6, 2011
Published: March 18, 2011

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Sergio Barbero, Susana Marcos, Javier Montejo, and Carlos Dorronsoro, "Design of isoplanatic aspheric monofocal intraocular lenses," Opt. Express 19, 6215-6230 (2011)

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