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Application of integral imaging autostereoscopic display to medical training equipment
Author(s): Hiroyuki Nagatani
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Paper Abstract

We applied an autostereoscopic display based on the integral imaging method (II method) to training equipment for medical treatment in an attempt to recover the binocular vision performance of strabismus or amblyopia (lazy eye) patients. This report summarizes the application method and results. The point of the training is to recognize the parallax using both eyes. The strabismus or amblyopia patients have to recognize the information on both eyes equally when they gaze at the display with parallax and perceive the stereo depth of the content. Participants in this interactive training engage actively with the image. As a result, they are able to revive their binocular visual function while playing a game. Through the training, the observers became able to recognize the amount of parallax correctly. In addition, the training level can be changed according to the eyesight difference between a right eye and a left eye. As a result, we ascertained that practical application of the II method for strabismus or amblyopia patients would be possible.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 February 2010
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7524, Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXI, 752404 (18 February 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.838289
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Hiroyuki Nagatani, Toshiba Corp. (Japan)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7524:
Stereoscopic Displays and Applications XXI
Andrew J. Woods; Nicolas S. Holliman; Neil A. Dodgson, Editor(s)

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