Parametric Eyeball Model for Interactive Simulation of Ophthalmologic Surgery

  • Yiyu Cai
  • Chee-Kong Chui
  • Yaoping Wang
  • Zhenlan Wang
  • James H. Anderson
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2208)


In this paper, we describe a parametric eyeball modeling system for real-time simulation of eye surgery. A knowledge-based approach is used to parametrically model the ophthalmologic structures. Together with the parametric eye modeling and the integration of patient-specific disease images, the ophthalmologic knowledge databases of eye diseases, eye material properties, and eye surgical instruments and procedures can help to provide better maneuverability and more realistic scenarios for eye surgical simulation. A customized Finite Element Method (FEM) is developed to analyze the deformation of the eyeball and the interactions between the bio-structures and the instruments in the surgery simulation. A phantom haptic and force feedback virtual environment is used for real-time interactive ophthalmologic surgical simulation.


Force Feedback Haptic Rendering Finite Element Method Method Corneoscleral Limbus Image Alignment Algorithm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yiyu Cai
    • 1
  • Chee-Kong Chui
    • 2
  • Yaoping Wang
    • 2
  • Zhenlan Wang
    • 2
  • James H. Anderson
    • 3
  1. 1.School of MPENanyang Technological UniversitySingapore
  2. 2.Biomedical LabKent Ridge Digital LabsSingapore
  3. 3.Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineUSA

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