A Brief History of Aberrometry Applications in Ophthalmology and Vision Science

  • Mohana Kuppuswamy ParthasarathyEmail author
  • Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 194)


The measurement of wavefront aberrations of the human eye and applying techniques of adaptive optics to study the eye has exploded in the past two decades. Adapted from astronomy, adaptive optics has revolutionized the field of Ophthalmology and Vision Science since its successful introduction in 1991. It has been exploited for retinal imaging and improving vision correction. This paper reviews briefly the study of wavefront aberrations and its two major applications in vision.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohana Kuppuswamy Parthasarathy
    • 1
    Email author
  • Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Optometry and Vision ScienceUniversity of WaterlooWaterlooCanada

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