Michael Smolek

Summary

Affiliation: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Universal Standard Scale: proposed improvements to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) scale for corneal topography
    Michael K Smolek
    LSU Eye Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Ophthalmology 109:361-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Absolute color scale for improved diagnostics with wavefront error mapping
    Michael K Smolek
    Department of Ophthalmology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:2022-30. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Goodness-of-prediction of Zernike polynomial fitting to corneal surfaces
    Michael K Smolek
    Louisiana State University Eye Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:2350-5. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Zernike polynomial fitting fails to represent all visually significant corneal aberrations
    Michael K Smolek
    LSU Eye Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:4676-81. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Inattention to nonsuperimposable midline symmetry causes wavefront analysis error
    Michael K Smolek
    LSU Eye Center, 2020 Gravier St, Suite B, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:439-47. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Screening of prior refractive surgery by a wavelet-based neural network
    M K Smolek
    Lions Eye Research Laboratories, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 27:1926-31. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Is keratoconus a true ectasia? An evaluation of corneal surface area
    M K Smolek
    Lions Eye Research Laboratories, LSU Eye Center, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans 07112, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 118:1179-86. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Contribution of the ocular surface to visual optics
    C B Courville
    Lions Eye Research Laboratories, LSU Eye Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112 2234, USA
    Exp Eye Res 78:417-25. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Cinemakeratography using computer morphing
    M K Smolek
    Lions Eye Research Laboratories, LSU Eye Center, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 74:970-5. 1997
  10. ncbi request reprint Pellucid marginal corneal degeneration
    Júnior Renato Ambrósio
    J Refract Surg 18:86-8. 2002

Research Grants

  1. Computer-Aided Interpretation of Oculometric Data
    Michael Smolek; Fiscal Year: 2006

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint The Universal Standard Scale: proposed improvements to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) scale for corneal topography
    Michael K Smolek
    LSU Eye Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Ophthalmology 109:361-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) corneal topography scale (ANSI Z-80.23-1999) and to develop a Universal Standard Scale (USS) based on scientific principles and clinical usefulness...
  2. ncbi request reprint Absolute color scale for improved diagnostics with wavefront error mapping
    Michael K Smolek
    Department of Ophthalmology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:2022-30. 2007
    ..The color contours should correspond better to current corneal topography standards to improve clinical interpretation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Goodness-of-prediction of Zernike polynomial fitting to corneal surfaces
    Michael K Smolek
    Louisiana State University Eye Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:2350-5. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Zernike polynomial fitting fails to represent all visually significant corneal aberrations
    Michael K Smolek
    LSU Eye Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:4676-81. 2003
    ..The current retrospective study correlates visual acuity with corneal wavefront error and with the residual surface elevation error after fitting with the Zernike method...
  5. ncbi request reprint Inattention to nonsuperimposable midline symmetry causes wavefront analysis error
    Michael K Smolek
    LSU Eye Center, 2020 Gravier St, Suite B, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:439-47. 2002
    ..Not only are the results of past studies using Zernike terms suspected of being invalid, there is concern about possible errors in the algorithms used to create customized corneal ablations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Screening of prior refractive surgery by a wavelet-based neural network
    M K Smolek
    Lions Eye Research Laboratories, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 27:1926-31. 2001
    ..To demonstrate an objective method of screening for previous refractive surgery using corneal topography...
  7. ncbi request reprint Is keratoconus a true ectasia? An evaluation of corneal surface area
    M K Smolek
    Lions Eye Research Laboratories, LSU Eye Center, Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans 07112, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 118:1179-86. 2000
    ..A novel objective surface area measurement based on corneal topography was tested and applied to data from actual corneas under various conditions for comparative analysis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Contribution of the ocular surface to visual optics
    C B Courville
    Lions Eye Research Laboratories, LSU Eye Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112 2234, USA
    Exp Eye Res 78:417-25. 2004
    ..Together, these data provide the opportunity to extend refractive correction beyond sphere and cylinder to the higher order aberrations as well...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cinemakeratography using computer morphing
    M K Smolek
    Lions Eye Research Laboratories, LSU Eye Center, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 74:970-5. 1997
    ..TMS-1 videokeratography (Tomey Technologies, Inc.) was animated using computer morphing to visualize corneal shape change over time...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pellucid marginal corneal degeneration
    Júnior Renato Ambrósio
    J Refract Surg 18:86-8. 2002
  11. ncbi request reprint Advantages and disadvantages of the Zernike expansion for representing wave aberration of the normal and aberrated eye
    Stephen D Klyce
    LSU Eye Center, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Refract Surg 20:S537-41. 2004
    ..Zernike expansion has been selected for use in describing wavefront aberrations in the human eye. The advantages and limitations of this approach are assessed for eyes with varying degrees of aberration...
  12. ncbi request reprint Screening patients with the corneal navigator
    Stephen D Klyce
    Lions Eye Research Laboratories, LSU Eye Center, Louisiana State University Medical Center School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Refract Surg 21:S617-22. 2005
    ..To present a corneal topography screening device for the detection of corneal ectasias and various refractive procedures based on corneal topography patterns...

Research Grants4

  1. Computer-Aided Interpretation of Oculometric Data
    Michael Smolek; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..For patients, refractive surgery outcomes will be more predictable, and they will benefit from earlier detection of diseases such as cataracts and corneal ectasias. ..