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Proposal for a Tool for the Calculation of Toric Intraocular Lens Using Multivariate Regression

  • Johanna Castillo-Cabrera
  • Nataly Pucha-Ortiz
  • Eduardo Pinos-VelezEmail author
  • William Ipanque
  • Carlos Luis Chacón
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 1066)

Abstract

A common cause of loss of vision for humans is lens opacity, or cat aracts, which prevent patients from having a full field of vision and lower their visual acuities. Cataracts can be corrected for by replacing the opaque lens with a toric intraocular lens. The calculation for the placement of the toric lens is exceedingly important for the patient´s recovery of vision. Some houses, take date form medical equipment and perform the calculation, but more depends on the experience of the treating physician to ensure the desired effectiveness and efficiency, For this reason, in this investigation, the proposal is presented to perform the calculation, in addition, the approach to simulation of the placement of the lens inside the eye, especially in its axial length and depth in the anterior chamber, determinants for short, medium and long distance with an automatic focus and appropriate, in like manner, the results are exposed to the specialists of the clinic “Santa Lucia” in the city of Quito.

Keywords

Toric intraocular lens Keratometry Axial length Anterior chamber Biometric power 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Johanna Castillo-Cabrera
    • 1
  • Nataly Pucha-Ortiz
    • 1
  • Eduardo Pinos-Velez
    • 2
    Email author
  • William Ipanque
    • 3
  • Carlos Luis Chacón
    • 4
  1. 1.GIIATA, Research Group on Artificial Intelligence and Assistive TechnologiesUniversidad Politécnica SalesianaCuencaEcuador
  2. 2.GIIATA, Research Group on Artificial Intelligence and Assistive Technologies and GIIBResearch Group on Biomedical Engineering at Universidad Politécnica SalesianaCuencaEcuador
  3. 3.PhD of Engineering Computer Science and ControlUniversidad de PiuraPiuraPeru
  4. 4.Board Member of the EcuadoRian Society of Glaucoma, Clinical Santa LucíaQuitoEcuador

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