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Diffractive Bifocal Intraocular Lens
Author(s): John A. Futhey
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Paper Abstract

A bifocal intraocular lens is described which has been surgically implanted in a number of patients in the United States and Europe with promising results. The posterior surface of this lens includes a blazed phase zone plate which directs most of the light to two diffractive orders. The combination of this diffractive structure and the conventional refractive surfaces of the lens provides simultaneous bifocal vision for the patient.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 May 1989
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1052, Holographic Optics: Optically and Computer Generated, (6 May 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.951498
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John A. Futhey, 3M Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1052:
Holographic Optics: Optically and Computer Generated
Ivan Cindrich; Sing H. Lee, Editor(s)

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