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Non-invasive detection of laser-induced retinal injury through the vitreous using dynamic light scattering (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Rafat R. Ansari; Melissa Naiman; Rachida Bouhenni; Jeffery Dunmire; Ying Liu; Qundeel Rafiq; Deepak Edward; David Gothard
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Paper Abstract

Laser radiation entering the eye has the potential of damaging the retina. As an inflammatory response, the proteins can rush to the lesion site created by laser exposure. We explore the hypothesis if these proteins can be detected non-invasively. In this preliminary study, we developed a new brief-case size dynamic light scattering instrument to detect these proteins in-vivo in the rabbit vitreous. The results were validated with bio-chemical analysis.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 April 2016
PDF: 1 pages
Proc. SPIE 9693, Ophthalmic Technologies XXVI, 969317 (26 April 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2214980
Show Author Affiliations
Rafat R. Ansari, NASA Glenn Research Ctr. (United States)
Melissa Naiman, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago (United States)
Rachida Bouhenni, Summa Health System (United States)
Jeffery Dunmire, Summa Health System (United States)
Ying Liu, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
Qundeel Rafiq, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
Deepak Edward, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
David Gothard, BIOSTATS, Inc. (United States)


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

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