Monthly Archives: February 2012
Mengchan Sun has just joined Viobio Lab from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Trained in engineering in Shaghai Maritime University, and Hogeschool Zeeland (The Netherlands), she will undertake a project on “Monitoring lens accommodation with imaging techniques”. More information on the OPAL Marie Curie IT Network at: http://www.itn-opal.eu
Corneal deformation parameters in virgin and cross-linked porcine corneas in vitro and human in vivo were obtained from the combination of a tonometer air-puff and and a custom-developed sOCT system. Dynamic images were obtained in 1-D (A-scan at the corneal apex) and 2-D (dynamic B-scans of a corneal cross-section). The estimated parameters allow descriptions of the corneal biomecanical response.
Aiswaryah Radhakrishan will be joining our lab as Marie Curie Fellow from the Elite School of Optometry in Chennai. She is interested in optical and adaptational factors in multifocality. More information on the OPAL Initial Training Network at: http://www.itn-opal.eu
The team will study the ability of the optical and neural contributions to the performance of new corrections of presbyopia. In particular, the project addresses the eye’s crystalline lens ability to change its shape to focus on near and far objects (i.e. its accommodation), with the aim of developing bio-inspired intraocular lenses that can mimic the dynamic and continuous focusing ability of the eye.