Problems testing diffractive intraocular lenses with Shack-Hartmann sensors

Jim Schwiegerling, Edward Dehoog

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Abstract

Shack-Hartmann wavefront sensors have found widespread application for testing ocular aberrations. These sensors provide an accurate map of the wavefront emerging from an eye in most cases. However, there is a growing class of patients with diffractive intraocular lenses that will potentially be measured incorrectly with Shack-Hartmann devices. We explore the pitfalls of measuring diffractive lenses with this technology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)D62-D68
JournalApplied optics
Volume49
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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