Binocular micromovement recording of human eyes: — methods

  • F. Simon
  • E. Schulz
  • B. Rassow
  • W. Haase


An apparatus is described for binocular recording of micromovements of human eyes, with the contact lens mirror technique used frequently. Horizontal and vertical micromovements of both eyes are recorded simultaneously by means of instruments measuring light-spot positions. Spatial resolution of the measuring instrument is 12 s of arc, while the time resolution is 0.5 ms for this apparatus. The fixation mark (Snellen character) is at a distance of 5 m without any restrictions to the view. The micromovement data are registered by a microcomputer. A second computer enables precise calculation of the results which are given as multicoloured graphs (X/Y-, X/t-graph, velocity/t-graph, frequency analysis, phase correlation of both eyes). In this way the requirements are met for the clinical application of this measuring instrument on patients.


Public Health Clinical Application Time Resolution Frequency Analysis Contact Lens 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Simon
    • 1
  • E. Schulz
    • 1
  • B. Rassow
    • 1
  • W. Haase
    • 1
  1. 1.Universitäts-Augenklinik EppendorfHamburg 20Federal Republic of Germany

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