Abstract

I have read the comments by Anera et al. [Appl. Opt. 51, 7626 (2012)] regarding my recent paper [Appl. Opt. 51, 3966 (2012) [CrossRef]  ] for the corneal asphericity (Q factor) change after conventional LASIK. I would like to address the following issues raised by these authors.

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  1. C. R. Munnerlyn, S. J. Koons, and J. Marshall, “Photorefractive keratotomy: a technique for laser refractive surgery,” J. Cataract Refract. Surg. 14, 46–52 (1988).
  2. J. T. Lin, “Critical review on refractive surgical lasers,” Opt. Eng. 34, 668–675 (1995).
    [CrossRef]
  3. R. G. Anera, A. Alarcón, F. Pérez-Ocón, and J. R. Jiménez, “Theoretical analysis for spherical aberration induction with low-order correction in refractive surgery: comment,” Appl. Opt. 51, 7626–7627 (2012).
  4. G.-M. Dai, “Theoretical analysis for spherical aberration induction with low-order correction in refractive surgery,” Appl. Opt. 51, 3966–3976 (2012).
    [CrossRef]
  5. T. Y. Baker, “Ray tracing through non-spherical surfaces,” Proc. Phys. Soc. London 55, 361–364 (1943).
    [CrossRef]
  6. J. R. Jiménez, R. G. Anera, J. A. Díaz, and F. Pérez-Ocón, “Corneal asphericity after refractive surgery when the Munnerlyn formula is applied,” J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 21, 98–103 (2004).
    [CrossRef]
  7. D. Gatinel, T. Hoang-Xuan, and D. T. Azar, “Determination of corneal asphericity after myopia surgery with the excimer laser: a mathematical model,” Investig. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 42, 1736–1742 (2001).

2012 (2)

2004 (1)

2001 (1)

D. Gatinel, T. Hoang-Xuan, and D. T. Azar, “Determination of corneal asphericity after myopia surgery with the excimer laser: a mathematical model,” Investig. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 42, 1736–1742 (2001).

1995 (1)

J. T. Lin, “Critical review on refractive surgical lasers,” Opt. Eng. 34, 668–675 (1995).
[CrossRef]

1988 (1)

C. R. Munnerlyn, S. J. Koons, and J. Marshall, “Photorefractive keratotomy: a technique for laser refractive surgery,” J. Cataract Refract. Surg. 14, 46–52 (1988).

1943 (1)

T. Y. Baker, “Ray tracing through non-spherical surfaces,” Proc. Phys. Soc. London 55, 361–364 (1943).
[CrossRef]

Alarcón, A.

Anera, R. G.

Azar, D. T.

D. Gatinel, T. Hoang-Xuan, and D. T. Azar, “Determination of corneal asphericity after myopia surgery with the excimer laser: a mathematical model,” Investig. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 42, 1736–1742 (2001).

Baker, T. Y.

T. Y. Baker, “Ray tracing through non-spherical surfaces,” Proc. Phys. Soc. London 55, 361–364 (1943).
[CrossRef]

Dai, G.-M.

Díaz, J. A.

Gatinel, D.

D. Gatinel, T. Hoang-Xuan, and D. T. Azar, “Determination of corneal asphericity after myopia surgery with the excimer laser: a mathematical model,” Investig. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 42, 1736–1742 (2001).

Hoang-Xuan, T.

D. Gatinel, T. Hoang-Xuan, and D. T. Azar, “Determination of corneal asphericity after myopia surgery with the excimer laser: a mathematical model,” Investig. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 42, 1736–1742 (2001).

Jiménez, J. R.

Koons, S. J.

C. R. Munnerlyn, S. J. Koons, and J. Marshall, “Photorefractive keratotomy: a technique for laser refractive surgery,” J. Cataract Refract. Surg. 14, 46–52 (1988).

Lin, J. T.

J. T. Lin, “Critical review on refractive surgical lasers,” Opt. Eng. 34, 668–675 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Marshall, J.

C. R. Munnerlyn, S. J. Koons, and J. Marshall, “Photorefractive keratotomy: a technique for laser refractive surgery,” J. Cataract Refract. Surg. 14, 46–52 (1988).

Munnerlyn, C. R.

C. R. Munnerlyn, S. J. Koons, and J. Marshall, “Photorefractive keratotomy: a technique for laser refractive surgery,” J. Cataract Refract. Surg. 14, 46–52 (1988).

Pérez-Ocón, F.

Appl. Opt. (2)

Investig. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. (1)

D. Gatinel, T. Hoang-Xuan, and D. T. Azar, “Determination of corneal asphericity after myopia surgery with the excimer laser: a mathematical model,” Investig. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 42, 1736–1742 (2001).

J. Cataract Refract. Surg. (1)

C. R. Munnerlyn, S. J. Koons, and J. Marshall, “Photorefractive keratotomy: a technique for laser refractive surgery,” J. Cataract Refract. Surg. 14, 46–52 (1988).

J. Opt. Soc. Am. A (1)

Opt. Eng. (1)

J. T. Lin, “Critical review on refractive surgical lasers,” Opt. Eng. 34, 668–675 (1995).
[CrossRef]

Proc. Phys. Soc. London (1)

T. Y. Baker, “Ray tracing through non-spherical surfaces,” Proc. Phys. Soc. London 55, 361–364 (1943).
[CrossRef]

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t(y)=R12y2R12y2R12d2/4+R12d2/4,
R1=(n1)R1n1+R1D.
t(y)=D8(n1)(4y2d2).
t(y)=D3(4y2d2).
Q1=s3Q1,
s=R1R1=n1n1+R1D
Q1+1=s3(Q1+1).

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