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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 21 — Nov. 1, 2013
  • pp: 4312–4315

Simultaneous dual wavelength eye-tracked ultrahigh resolution retinal and choroidal optical coherence tomography

A. Unterhuber, B. Považay, A. Müller, O. B. Jensen, M. Duelk, T. Le, P. M. Petersen, C. Velez, M. Esmaeelpour, P. E. Andersen, and W. Drexler  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 21, pp. 4312-4315 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.004312


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Abstract

We demonstrate an optical coherence tomography device that simultaneously combines different novel ultrabroad bandwidth light sources centered in the 800 and 1060 nm regions, operating at 66 kHz depth scan rate, and a confocal laser scanning ophthalmoscope-based eye tracker to permit motion-artifact-free, ultrahigh resolution and high contrast retinal and choroidal imaging. The two wavelengths of the device provide the complementary information needed for diagnosis of subtle retinal changes, while also increasing visibility of deeper-lying layers to image pathologies that include opaque media in the anterior eye segment or eyes with increased choroidal thickness.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(140.3590) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers, titanium
(170.4470) Medical optics and biotechnology : Ophthalmology
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

History
Original Manuscript: July 18, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 6, 2013
Published: October 18, 2013

Virtual Issues
Vol. 9, Iss. 1 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Citation
A. Unterhuber, B. Považay, A. Müller, O. B. Jensen, M. Duelk, T. Le, P. M. Petersen, C. Velez, M. Esmaeelpour, P. E. Andersen, and W. Drexler, "Simultaneous dual wavelength eye-tracked ultrahigh resolution retinal and choroidal optical coherence tomography," Opt. Lett. 38, 4312-4315 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-21-4312

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