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  • Vol. 4, Iss. 5 — May. 5, 2009

Anterior segment imaging with Spectral OCT system using a high-speed CMOS camera

Ireneusz Grulkowski, Michalina Gora, Maciej Szkulmowski, Iwona Gorczynska, Daniel Szlag, Susana Marcos, Andrzej Kowalczyk, and Maciej Wojtkowski  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 6, pp. 4842-4858 (2009)

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We describe a new ultrahigh speed Spectral OCT instrument making use of a CMOS camera and demonstrate high quality in vivo imaging of the anterior segment of the human eye. The high flexibility of the designed imaging system allows a wide range of imaging protocols. Two- and three-dimensional high quality OCT images of the cornea, the anterior chamber and the crystalline lens are presented. A high acquisition rate, up to 135,000 A-scans/second enables three-dimensional reconstruction of the anterior segment during lenticular accommodation, blinking and pupillary reaction to light stimulus. We demonstrate OCT tomographic real time imaging of the lens dynamics during accommodation and high quality OCT cross-sectional images of the entire anterior segment of the eye from the cornea up to posterior part of the crystalline lens.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

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 12, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 6, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: March 8, 2009
Published: March 12, 2009

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Vol. 4, Iss. 5 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Ireneusz Grulkowski, Michalina Gora, Maciej Szkulmowski, Iwona Gorczynska, Daniel Szlag, Susana Marcos, Andrzej Kowalczyk, and Maciej Wojtkowski, "Anterior segment imaging with Spectral OCT system using a high-speed CMOS camera," Opt. Express 17, 4842-4858 (2009)

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