Scotopic spectral sensitivity of phakic and aphakic observers extending into the near ultraviolet

@article{Griswold1992ScotopicSS,
  title={Scotopic spectral sensitivity of phakic and aphakic observers extending into the near ultraviolet},
  author={M. Scott Griswold and William S. Stark},
  journal={Vision Research},
  year={1992},
  volume={32},
  pages={1739-1743}
}
Despite interest in ultraviolet (UV) damage and UV vision in lower vertebrates, there are few recent publications on human UV sensitivity. We obtained dark-adapted spectra from 4 aphakic and 5 normal eyes at 8.8 degrees off-fovea using the staircase method. Our measurements extended from 314.5 nm, near the limit imposed by corneal UV absorbance, to 650 nm. Phakic and aphakic sensitivities resembled the traditional rod spectrum at long wavelengths with a peak around 500 nm. However, aphakic… Expand
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