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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 4 — Feb. 15, 2000
  • pp: 236–238

Phase plates for wave-aberration compensation in the human eye

Rafael Navarro, Esther Moreno-Barriuso, Salvador Bará, and Teresa Mancebo  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 4, pp. 236-238 (2000)

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We present a method for manufacturing phase plates to compensate for the wave aberration in the human eye. The wave aberration of the eye is measured in vivo by a new laser ray-tracing method and then compensated for by a phase plate placed in front of the eye. This plate is made from a gray-level single-mask photosculpture in photoresist. Two experiments were carried out, first with an artificial eye and then with a human eye: 80% compensation for the wave aberration was achieved in both cases.

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OCIS Codes
(220.0220) Optical design and fabrication : Optical design and fabrication
(330.0330) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision, color, and visual optics

Rafael Navarro, Esther Moreno-Barriuso, Salvador Bará, and Teresa Mancebo, "Phase plates for wave-aberration compensation in the human eye," Opt. Lett. 25, 236-238 (2000)

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