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Assessing the elasticity change of cataract lens with OCE
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Paper Abstract

Cataract is one of the most common degenerative diseases that causes blindness. Careful quantification of lens biomechanical properties can greatly assist in early detection of the disease as well as personalization of treatment procedures. In this study, we utilize a phase-sensitive optical coherence elastography (OCE) system to assess the effects of the cold cataract on the biomechanical properties of porcine crystalline lens in vitro. Relaxation rates of air puff induced elastic waves were measured on the same crystalline lens with and without cold cataract. Results demonstrate that the relaxation rate and, thus, associated elasticity of the porcine lens, increased due to the presence of cold cataract.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 March 2016
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 9693, Ophthalmic Technologies XXVI, 96931P (4 March 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2209141
Show Author Affiliations
Chen Wu, Univ. of Houston (United States)
Chih-Hao Liu, Univ. of Houston (United States)
Raksha Raghunathan, Univ. of Houston (United States)
Manmohan Singh, Univ. of Houston (United States)
Jiasong Li, Univ. of Houston (United States)
Zhaolong Han, Univ. of Houston (United States)
Kirill V. Larin, Univ. of Houston (United States)
Samara State Aerospace Univ. (United States)
Baylor College of Medicine (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9693:
Ophthalmic Technologies XXVI
Fabrice Manns; Per G. Söderberg; Arthur Ho, Editor(s)

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