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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 30, Iss. 20 — Oct. 15, 2005
  • pp: 2757–2759

Curvature sensor for the measurement of the static corneal topography and the dynamic tear film topography in the human eye

Steve Gruppetta, Laurent Koechlin, François Lacombe, and Pascal Puget  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 30, Issue 20, pp. 2757-2759 (2005)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.30.002757


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Abstract

A system to measure the topography of the first optical surface of the human eye noninvasively by using a curvature sensor is described. The static corneal topography and the dynamic topography of the tear film can both be measured, and the topographies obtained are presented. The system makes possible the study of the dynamic aberrations introduced by the tear film to determine their contribution to the overall ocular aberrations in healthy eyes, eyes with corneal pathologies, and eyes wearing contact lenses.

© 2005 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3890) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics instrumentation
(170.4460) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ophthalmic optics and devices
(170.4470) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ophthalmology
(330.0330) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision, color, and visual optics
(330.5370) Vision, color, and visual optics : Physiological optics

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Citation
Steve Gruppetta, Laurent Koechlin, François Lacombe, and Pascal Puget, "Curvature sensor for the measurement of the static corneal topography and the dynamic tear film topography in the human eye," Opt. Lett. 30, 2757-2759 (2005)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-30-20-2757

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