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Biomedical Optics Express

  • Editor: Joseph A. Izatt
  • Vol. 5, Iss. 9 — Sep. 1, 2014
  • pp: 3036–3041

Compact optical integration instrument to measure intraocular straylight

Harilaos Ginis, Onurcan Sahin, Alexandros Pennos, and Pablo Artal  »View Author Affiliations

Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 5, Issue 9, pp. 3036-3041 (2014)

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Optical measurement of straylight in the human eye is a challenging task. Issues such as illumination geometry, detector sensitivity and dynamic range as well as various inherent artifacts must be addressed. We developed a novel instrument based on the principle of double-pass optical integration adapted for fast measurements in a clinical setting. The experimental setup was validated using four different diffusers introduced in front of the eyes of ten subjects. Measurement limitations and future implications of rapid optical measurement of straylight in ophthalmic diagnosis are discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(330.4460) Vision, color, and visual optics : Ophthalmic optics and devices
(330.5370) Vision, color, and visual optics : Physiological optics
(290.2648) Scattering : Stray light

ToC Category:
Ophthalmology Applications

Original Manuscript: June 13, 2014
Revised Manuscript: August 3, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: August 10, 2014
Published: August 14, 2014

Harilaos Ginis, Onurcan Sahin, Alexandros Pennos, and Pablo Artal, "Compact optical integration instrument to measure intraocular straylight," Biomed. Opt. Express 5, 3036-3041 (2014)

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