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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 6 — Mar. 12, 2012
  • pp: 6109–6115

Optical coherence tomography for whole eye segment imaging

Cuixia Dai, Chuanqing Zhou, Shanhui Fan, Zhe Chen, Xinyu Chai, Qiushi Ren, and Shuliang Jiao  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 6, pp. 6109-6115 (2012)

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We proposed a dual focus dual channel spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) for simultaneous imaging of the whole eye segments from cornea to the retina. By using dual channels the system solved the problem of limited imaging depth of SD-OCT. By using dual focus the system solved the problem of simultaneous light focusing on the anterior segment of the eye and the retina. Dual focusing was achieved by adjusting the collimating lenses so the divergence of the two probing beams was tuned to make them focused at different depth in the eye. We further achieved full range complex (FRC) SD-OCT in one channel to increase the depth range for anterior segment imaging. The system was successfully tested by imaging a human eye in vivo.

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OCIS Codes
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(170.4470) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ophthalmology
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Original Manuscript: January 10, 2012
Revised Manuscript: February 20, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: February 20, 2012
Published: February 29, 2012

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