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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 10, Iss. 9 — May. 6, 2002
  • pp: 405–412

Adaptive optics scanning laser ophthalmoscopy

Austin Roorda, Fernando Romero-Borja, William J. Donnelly III, Hope Queener, Thomas J. Hebert, and Melanie C.W. Campbell  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 10, Issue 9, pp. 405-412 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.10.000405


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Abstract

We present the first scanning laser ophthalmoscope that uses adaptive optics to measure and correct the high order aberrations of the human eye. Adaptive optics increases both lateral and axial resolution, permitting axial sectioning of retinal tissue in vivo. The instrument is used to visualize photoreceptors, nerve fibers and flow of white blood cells in retinal capillaries.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.1080) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Active or adaptive optics
(170.0110) Medical optics and biotechnology : Imaging systems
(170.4470) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ophthalmology

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: March 28, 2002
Revised Manuscript: April 24, 2002
Published: May 6, 2002

Citation
Austin Roorda, Fernando Romero-Borja, William Donnelly, III, Hope Queener, Thomas Hebert, and Melanie Campbell, "Adaptive optics scanning laser ophthalmoscopy," Opt. Express 10, 405-412 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-10-9-405


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