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ARTÍCULO: Binocular open-view instrument to measure aberrations and pupillary dynamics

Emmanuel     Chirre, Pedro M. Prieto and Pablo 


We have designed and built a binocular Hartmann–Shack wave-front sensor using a single microlens array and camera for real-time aberration measurement of both eyes in an open-view configuration. Furthermore, the use of a long wavelength (1050 nm) laser diode makes the illumination source completely invisible, so that measurements can be unobtrusively performed while the subject stares at the visual world under realistic conditions. The setup provides a large dynamic range and simultaneous measurements of convergence, pupil size, accommodation, and aberrations. The open-view design not only offers the possibility of measuring the subjects ocular optics under natural conditions but also allows coupling the device with other existing vision testing instruments and setups, which increases its potential to become a powerful tool for different visual optics studies.

© 2014 Optical Society of America OCIS codes: (120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology; (330.5370) Physiological optics; (330.7322) Visual optics, accommodation; (330.7327) Visual optics, ophthalmic instrumentation.

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