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The research and development of the adaptive optics in ophthalmology
Author(s): Chuhan Wu; Xiaofang Zhang; Weilin Chen
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Paper Abstract

Recently the combination of adaptive optics and ophthalmology has made great progress and become highly effective. The retina disease is diagnosed by retina imaging technique based on scanning optical system, so the scanning of eye requires optical system characterized by great ability of anti-moving and optical aberration correction. The adaptive optics possesses high level of adaptability and is available for real time imaging, which meets the requirement of medical retina detection with accurate images. Now the Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope and the Optical Coherence Tomography are widely used, which are the core techniques in the area of medical retina detection. Based on the above techniques, in China, a few adaptive optics systems used for eye medical scanning have been designed by some researchers from The Institute of Optics And Electronics of CAS(The Chinese Academy of Sciences); some foreign research institutions have adopted other methods to eliminate the interference of eye moving and optical aberration; there are many relevant patents at home and abroad. In this paper, the principles and relevant technique details of the Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope and the Optical Coherence Tomography are described. And the recent development and progress of adaptive optics in the field of eye retina imaging are analyzed and summarized.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 August 2015
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 9618, 2015 International Conference on Optical Instruments and Technology: Optical Systems and Modern Optoelectronic Instruments, 961803 (5 August 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2193308
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Chuhan Wu, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Xiaofang Zhang, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)
Weilin Chen, Beijing Institute of Technology (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9618:
2015 International Conference on Optical Instruments and Technology: Optical Systems and Modern Optoelectronic Instruments
Yongtian Wang; Xiaodi Tan; Kimio Tatsuno, Editor(s)

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