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wave aberration[′wāv ‚ab·ə‚rā·shən]
The departure of the geometrical wavefront from a reference sphere with its vertex at the center of the exit pupil and its center of curvature located at the ideal image point; a measure of monochromatic aberration.
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This deviation is called the eye's wave aberration
. The simplest eye aberrations are nearsightedness (myopia), farsightedness (hyperopia), and astigmatism.
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Age-related changes in monochromatic wave aberrations
of the human eye.
The chief ray at the primary wavelength is used as a reference for both ray and wave aberrations