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  • Vol. 25, Iss. 19 — Oct. 1, 2000
  • pp: 1448–1450

Imaging and velocimetry of the human retinal circulation with color Doppler optical coherence tomography

Siavash Yazdanfar, Andrew M. Rollins, and Joseph A. Izatt  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 25, Issue 19, pp. 1448-1450 (2000)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.25.001448


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Abstract

Noninvasive monitoring of blood flow in retinal microcirculation may elucidate the progression and treatment of ocular disorders, including diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, and glaucoma. Color Doppler optical coherence tomography (CDOCT) is a technique that allows simultaneous micrometer-scale resolution cross-sectional imaging of tissue microstructure and blood flow in living tissues. CDOCT is demonstrated for the first time in living human subjects for bidirectional blood-flow mapping of retinal vasculature.

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OCIS Codes
(170.3340) Medical optics and biotechnology : Laser Doppler velocimetry
(170.3890) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics instrumentation
(170.4500) Medical optics and biotechnology : Optical coherence tomography

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Siavash Yazdanfar, Andrew M. Rollins, and Joseph A. Izatt, "Imaging and velocimetry of the human retinal circulation with color Doppler optical coherence tomography," Opt. Lett. 25, 1448-1450 (2000)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-25-19-1448


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