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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 9, Iss. 9 — Oct. 22, 2001
  • pp: 436–443

Three dimensional imaging in age-related macular degeneration

Masahiro Miura and Ann E. Elsner  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 9, Issue 9, pp. 436-443 (2001)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.9.000436


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Abstract

The ability of confocal scanning laser tomography to quantify the subretinal features was investigated. The slope ratios (anterior slope/posterior slope) of the axial intensity profiles were analyzed. The data from normal subjects showed only minimal influence of individual ocular pigmentation. In the eyes with age-related macular degeneration, the light-tissue interactions vary according to the type of retinal features. Three-dimensional information could be obtained from the axial intensity profiles.

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OCIS Codes
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
(170.4470) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ophthalmology
(330.4300) Vision, color, and visual optics : Vision system - noninvasive assessment

ToC Category:
Research Papers

History
Original Manuscript: June 14, 2001
Published: October 22, 2001

Citation
Masahiro Miura and Ann Elsner, "Three dimensional imaging in age-related macular degeneration," Opt. Express 9, 436-443 (2001)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-9-9-436


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