Compact, Portable (Hand-Held) Wavefront Sensor

Applications:
The present invention is a compact, portable (hand-held) wavefront sensor.  It is composed of a double path dichrotic filter, a beam splitter, and a dual, unequal wavelength illumination arranged in a system able to measure ocular wave aberrations.
Applications include:
- Vision screening of infants and children.
- Measurement of ocular wave aberrations in clinic or patient's home.

Advantages:
Compactness and light weight of the instrument afford the portability to make ocular measurements outside the clinic.
URV Reference Number: 6-1181
Patent Information:
Title Country Patent No. Issued Date
Compact Portable Wavefront Sensor United States 6,988,801 1/24/2006
Category(s):
Diagnostic
For Information, Contact:
Joynita Sur (URV)
Licensing Manager
University of Rochester
Joynita_Sur@urmc.rochester.edu
Inventors:
Geunyoung Yoon
Keywords:
Diagnostic
Ophthalmology
Software
Vision