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

Gruppetta, S., Koechlin, L., Lacombe, F. and Puget, P. (2005). Curvature sensor for the measurement of the static corneal topography and the dynamic tear film topography in the human eye. Optics Letters, 30(20), pp. 2757-2759. doi: 10.1364/OL.30.002757

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.

Publication Type: Article
Publisher Keywords: Cornea, Corneal Topography, Humans, Tears, Transducers
Subjects: R Medicine > RE Ophthalmology
Departments: School of Health Sciences > Optometry & Visual Science
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/1512
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