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Ophthalmic applications of the digital micromirror device (DMD)
Author(s): Daniel J. Reiley; Chris Sandstedt
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Paper Abstract

Cataract surgery with IOL implantation is performed on millions of patients every year. Despite 25 years of technological innovation, post-surgical refractive errors have remained a problem. Now these errors can be corrected using Calhoun Vision, Inc's light adjustable lens (LAL). The correction is accomplished by implanting a light-sensitive lens, then illuminating it with a spatially varying irradiance profile during a postoperative treatment. This irradiance profile is provided by a Light Delivery Device (LDD), which projects an image of a Texas Instruments DMD onto the implanted lens. Commercial sales of this system began in the summer of 2008 in Europe; US clinical trials began in January 2009.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 February 2009
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 7210, Emerging Digital Micromirror Device Based Systems and Applications, 721003 (14 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.806296
Show Author Affiliations
Daniel J. Reiley, Calhoun Vision, Inc. (United States)
Chris Sandstedt, Calhoun Vision, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7210:
Emerging Digital Micromirror Device Based Systems and Applications
Larry J. Hornbeck; Michael R. Douglass, Editor(s)

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