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  • Editor: Gregory W. Faris
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 7 — Jul. 16, 2007

Experiment on PMMA models to predict the impact of corneal refractive surgery on corneal shape: Comment

José Ramón Jiménez, Francisco Rodríguez-Marín, Rosario González Anera, and Luis Jiménez del Barco  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 12, pp. 7243-7244 (2007)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.15.007243


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Abstract

Recently, two papers “Dorronsoro et al., Experiment on PMMA models to predict the impact of corneal refractive surgery on corneal shape, Opt. Express 14, 6142 (2006)” and “JR Jiménez et al., Deviations of Lambert-Beer’s law affect corneal refractive parameters after refractive surgery, Opt. Express 14, 5411 (2006)” have been published on an important question in corneal refractive surgery: to explain the differences between post-surgical corneal elevation maps and those predicted after theoretical ablation. An analysis of Dorronsoro et al. data demonstrates that the failures in Lambert-Beer’s law could be in the origin of shape discrepancies. New models and experimental data on deviations of Lambert-Beer’s law might help to minimize post-surgical corneal discrepancies and thus optimise eye emmetropization.

© 2007 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(170.1020) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ablation of tissue
(170.4470) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ophthalmology

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

History
Original Manuscript: February 16, 2007
Revised Manuscript: April 16, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: April 26, 2007
Published: May 30, 2007

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Vol. 2, Iss. 7 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

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José R. Jiménez, Francisco Rodríguez-Marín, Rosario G. Anera, and Luis Jiménez del Barco, "Experiment on PMMA models to predict the impact of corneal refractive surgery on corneal shape: Comment," Opt. Express 15, 7243-7244 (2007)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-15-12-7243


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