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Journal of Biomedical Optics

Dual-beam optical coherence tomography: signal identification for ophthalmologic diagnosis
Author(s): Wolfgang Drexler; Oliver Findl; Rupert Menapace; Andreas Kruger; Andreas Wedrich; George Rainer; Angela Baumgartner; Christoph K. Hitzenberger; Adolf Friedrich Fercher
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Paper Abstract

The dual beam version of optical coherence topography can be used for noninvasive, high-resolution imaging of the human eye fundus, enabling in vivo visualization of retinal morphology as well as accurate quantification of the thickness profiles of its layers. Interferometric fundus signals—optical A-scans—and retinal tomograms of patients with glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and age-related macular degeneration are compared with those of healthy, normal subjects to elucidate the origin of the signal peaks detected and to investigate and interpret the retinal microstructures contained in the cross-sectional images.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 1998
PDF: 11 pages
J. Biomed. Opt. 3(1) doi: 10.1117/1.429862
Published in: Journal of Biomedical Optics Volume 3, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
Wolfgang Drexler, Univ. Wien (Austria)
Oliver Findl, General Hospital Vienna (Austria)
Rupert Menapace, General Hospital Vienna (Austria)
Andreas Kruger, Univ. of Vienna (Austria)
Andreas Wedrich, General Hospital of Vienna (Austria)
George Rainer, General Hospital Vienna (Austria)
Angela Baumgartner, Univ. of Vienna (Austria)
Christoph K. Hitzenberger, Univ. Wien (Austria)
Adolf Friedrich Fercher, Univ. Wien (Austria)


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