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Dynamic evaluation of facial palsy by moire topography video
Author(s): Koji Yuen; Ikuo Inokuchi; Manabu Maeta; Shinichiro Kawakami; Yu Masuda
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Paper Abstract

Several visual assessment methods have been proposed for evaluating facial nerve function. They are of value clinically, but they have drawbacks when objective, quantitative, and reproducible assessment is required. To solve these problems, we used moire topography, which helps visualize information in three dimensions. We previously reported that one could evaluate the severity of facial palsy by observing characteristic patterns of the moire strips produced by facial movement. Accordingly, we developed a new form of the dynamic evaluation by recording the dynamic changes in moire strip patterns on the face on a videotape.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1994
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2083, Microscopy, Holography, and Interferometry in Biomedicine, (1 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.167406
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Koji Yuen, Okayama Univ. Medical School (Japan)
Ikuo Inokuchi, Okayama Univ. Medical School (Japan)
Manabu Maeta, Okayama Univ. Medical School (Japan)
Shinichiro Kawakami, Okayama Univ. Medical School (Japan)
Yu Masuda, Okayama Univ. Medical School (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2083:
Microscopy, Holography, and Interferometry in Biomedicine
Adolf Friedrich Fercher; Aaron Lewis; Halina Podbielska; Herbert Schneckenburger; Tony Wilson, Editor(s)

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