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Nowakowski, M,Sheehan, M,Neal, D,Goncharov, AV
2012
February
Biomedical Optics Express
Investigation of the isoplanatic patch and wavefront aberration along the pupillary axis compared to the line of sight in the eye
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RETINAL IMAGE QUALITY SKEW RAY ERROR ADAPTIVE OPTICS CORNEAL TOPOGRAPHY MONOCHROMATIC ABERRATIONS TEAR FILM POPULATION FIELD COMPENSATION SYSTEM
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Conventional optical systems usually provide best image quality on axis, while showing unavoidable gradual decrease in image quality towards the periphery of the field. The optical system of the human eye is not an exception. Within a limiting boundary the image quality can be considered invariant with field angle, and this region is known as the isoplanatic patch. We investigate the isoplanatic patch of eight healthy eyes and measure the wavefront aberration along the pupillary axis compared to the line of sight. The results are used to discuss methods of ocular aberration correction in wide-field retinal imaging with particular application to multi-conjugate adaptive optics systems. (C) 2012 Optical Society of America
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