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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 1999
  • pp: 61–63

Single-pass measurements of the wave-front aberrations of the human eye by use of retinal lipofuscin autofluorescence

L. Diaz Santana Haro and J. C. Dainty  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 61-63 (1999)

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We describe a technique for making single-pass measurements of the wave-front aberration of the eye. The technique utilizes the natural fluorescence of the retina that is produced by lipofuscin to form an incoherent pointlike source for conventional Shack–Hartmann sensing.

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OCIS Codes
(010.7350) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Wave-front sensing
(260.2510) Physical optics : Fluorescence
(330.7310) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision

L. Diaz Santana Haro and J. C. Dainty, "Single-pass measurements of the wave-front aberrations of the human eye by use of retinal lipofuscin autofluorescence," Opt. Lett. 24, 61-63 (1999)

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