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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 9, Iss. 10 — Nov. 5, 2001
  • pp: 533–545

Topography and volume measurements of the optic nerve using en-face optical coherence tomography

John A. Rogers, Adrian Gh. Podoleanu, George M. Dobre, David A. Jackson, and Fred W. Fitzke  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 9, Issue 10, pp. 533-545 (2001)

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A special imaging instrument was developed which can acquire optical coherence tomography (OCT) en-face images from the eye fundus, and simultaneously a confocal image. Using this instrument we illustrate for the first time the application of en-face OCT imaging to produce topography and perform area and volume measurements of the optic nerve. The procedure is compared with the topography, area and volume measurements using a confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscope.

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OCIS Codes
(120.3890) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Medical optics instrumentation
(170.4470) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ophthalmology
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: August 14, 2001
Published: November 5, 2001

John Rogers, Adrian Podoleanu, George Dobre, David Jackson, and Frederick Fitzke, "Topography and volume measurements of the optic nerve usingen-face optical coherence tomography," Opt. Express 9, 533-545 (2001)

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