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Refractive Errors Induced by Displacement of Intraocular Lenses within the Pseudophakic Eye

By David A. Atchison

Abstract

Simple methods were developed to estimate refractive errors when intraocular lenses are not fitted optimally within pseudophakic eyes. The accuracy of these methods was determined by comparing results obtained with them to results obtained by raytracing through a model eye. Accuracy was good for longitudinal displacement and tilting, and reasonable for transverse displacement. Refractive errors are related linearly to the magnitude of the longitudinal displacement, and are related to the square of the magnitude of tilt or transverse displacement. The refractive error upon transverse is quadratically dependent upon lens shape

Topics: 111300 OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY, pseudophakic eye, intraocular lens, lens tilt, lens displacement
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Year: 1989
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.qut.edu.au:4776
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