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Objective evaluation of choroidal melanin contents with polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography
Author(s): Masahiro Miura; Shuichi Makita; Yoshiaki Yasuno; Yasushi Ikuno; Sato Uematsu; Takuya Iwasaki; Hiroshi Goto
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Paper Abstract

We non-invasively evaluated choroidal melanin contents in human eyes with PS-OCT. We calculated the percentage area of low DOPU in the choroidal interstitial stroma for Vogt-Koyanagi- Harada disease with sunset glow fundus, without sunset glow fundus, control group and tessellated fundus with high myopia. The mean percentage area of low DOPU in the sunset group was significantly lower than the other groups. PS-OCT provides an in vivo objective evaluation of choroidal melanin loss in vivo human eyes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 February 2018
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 10474, Ophthalmic Technologies XXVIII, 104740B (19 February 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2285928
Show Author Affiliations
Masahiro Miura, Tokyo Medical Univ. (Japan)
Shuichi Makita, Univ. of Tsukuba (Japan)
Yoshiaki Yasuno, Univ. of Tsukuba (Japan)
Yasushi Ikuno, Ikuno Eye Ctr. (Japan)
Sato Uematsu, Osaka Univ. Graduate School of Medicine (Japan)
Takuya Iwasaki, Tokyo Medical Univ. (Japan)
Hiroshi Goto, Tokyo Medical Univ. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10474:
Ophthalmic Technologies XXVIII
Fabrice Manns; Per G. Söderberg; Arthur Ho, Editor(s)

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