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Influence of eye micromotions on spatially resolved refractometry
Author(s): Igor H. Chyzh; Vyacheslav M. Sokurenko; Irina Yu. Osipova
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Paper Abstract

The influence eye micromotions on the accuracy of estimation of Zernike coefficients form eye transverse aberration measurements was investigated. By computer modeling, the following found eye aberrations have been examined: defocusing, primary astigmatism, spherical aberration of the 3rd and the 5th orders, as well as their combinations. It was determined that the standard deviation of estimated Zernike coefficients is proportional to the standard deviation of angular eye movements. Eye micromotions cause the estimation errors of Zernike coefficients of present aberrations and produce the appearance of Zernike coefficients of aberrations, absent in the eye. When solely defocusing is present, the biggest errors, cased by eye micromotions, are obtained for aberrations like coma and astigmatism. In comparison with other aberrations, spherical aberration of the 3rd and the 5th orders evokes the greatest increase of the standard deviation of other Zernike coefficients.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 January 2001
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4156, Clinical Lasers and Diagnostics, (31 January 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.413695
Show Author Affiliations
Igor H. Chyzh, National Technical Univ. of Ukraine (Ukraine)
Vyacheslav M. Sokurenko, National Technical Univ. of Ukraine (Ukraine)
Irina Yu. Osipova, National Technical Univ. of Ukraine (Ukraine)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4156:
Clinical Lasers and Diagnostics
Patrick Brouwer, Editor(s)

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