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Comparison of laser tomographic fundus mapping to digital analysis of stereo photographs
Author(s): Tilman P. Otto; Reinhard O. W. Burk; Josef F. Bille; Joerg J. Dengler
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Paper Abstract

Changes in parapapillary retina height may be an early indicator of glaucomatous tissue damage. The subject of this study is the development of an automatic computer analysis for the height variations of the parapapillary retina obtained from simultaneously taken pairs of stereophotographs of optic nerve heads. The exact evaluation of stereo photographs is, so far, processed manually in the USA (Takamoto, Boston) in a timeconsuming procedure. An automatic analysis can be considered as an essential improvement in glaucoma diagnosis.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 February 1994
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2079, Laser Applications in Ophthalmology, (15 February 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.168723
Show Author Affiliations
Tilman P. Otto, Univ. of Heidelberg (Germany)
Reinhard O. W. Burk, Univ. of Heidelberg (Germany)
Josef F. Bille, Univ. of Heidelberg (Germany)
Joerg J. Dengler, Univ. of Heidelberg (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2079:
Laser Applications in Ophthalmology
Shlomo Timor Melamed, Editor(s)

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