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Biomedical Optics Express

  • Editor: Joseph A. Izatt
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2012
  • pp: 1506–1520

Imaging and full-length biometry of the eye during accommodation using spectral domain OCT with an optical switch

Marco Ruggeri, Stephen R. Uhlhorn, Carolina De Freitas, Arthur Ho, Fabrice Manns, and Jean-Marie Parel  »View Author Affiliations


Biomedical Optics Express, Vol. 3, Issue 7, pp. 1506-1520 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BOE.3.001506


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Abstract

Abstract: An optical switch was implemented in the reference arm of an extended depth SD-OCT system to sequentially acquire OCT images at different depths into the eye ranging from the cornea to the retina. A custom-made accommodation module was coupled with the delivery of the OCT system to provide controlled step stimuli of accommodation and disaccommodation that preserve ocular alignment. The changes in the lens shape were imaged and ocular distances were dynamically measured during accommodation and disaccommodation. The system is capable of dynamic in vivo imaging of the entire anterior segment and eye-length measurement during accommodation in real-time.

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OCIS Codes
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography
(170.4580) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical diagnostics for medicine
(330.4460) Vision, color, and visual optics : Ophthalmic optics and devices
(330.7322) Vision, color, and visual optics : Visual optics, accommodation

ToC Category:
Ophthalmology Applications

History
Original Manuscript: April 10, 2012
Revised Manuscript: May 21, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: June 1, 2012
Published: June 6, 2012

Citation
Marco Ruggeri, Stephen R. Uhlhorn, Carolina De Freitas, Arthur Ho, Fabrice Manns, and Jean-Marie Parel, "Imaging and full-length biometry of the eye during accommodation using spectral domain OCT with an optical switch," Biomed. Opt. Express 3, 1506-1520 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/boe/abstract.cfm?URI=boe-3-7-1506


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