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Cornea shape and accommodation

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Popiolek-Masajada, A, Pierscionek, BK and Kasprzak, H (2001) Cornea shape and accommodation. In: 12TH CZECH-SLOVAK-POLISH OPTICAL CONFERENCE ON WAVE AND QUANTUM ASPECTS OF CONTEMPORARY OPTICS. UNSPECIFIED. 3 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Abstract

The cornea does not play any significant role in accommodation and is not expected to alter in curvature during the process. Nevertheless, same residual shape change may occur. In this paper we present preliminary results of a study in which we looked at the shape of the cornea for two separate accommodative states. Corneal power was measured with a Javal keratometer in two states of the eye on one eye each from 12 emmetropic subjects aged between 20 and 28 years. These results suggest that there may be slight changes in central corneal curvature with accommodation.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Biomedical Sciences
Research Institutes and Groups:Biomedical Sciences Research Institute
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Vision
ID Code:7638
Deposited By:Professor Barbara Pierscionek
Deposited On:18 Jan 2010 09:59
Last Modified:18 Jan 2010 09:59

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