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Elastic light scattering spectroscopy in living human retina (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Ji Yi
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Paper Abstract

The structures of neuroretinal cells are fundamentally important for their functions. Therefore, elastic light scattering spectroscopy (ELSS) is an attractive approach to characterize the structural properties of retina, particularly due to its superb structural sensitivities down to several tens of nanometers. However, ELSS in living human retina is largely unexplored due to the lack of imaging tools. Here, enabled by visible and near infrared optical coherence tomography (vnOCT), we provided a quantitative measurement of ELSS in several interested anotomical layers in living human retina. Their biophysical implications will be discussed. In addition, vnOCT provided capillary oximetry in human retina, another important measurement in understanding retinal biophysics and pathology.

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Date Published: 4 March 2019
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Proc. SPIE 10888, Biophysics, Biology and Biophotonics IV: the Crossroads, 108880B (4 March 2019); doi: 10.1117/12.2513716
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Ji Yi, Boston Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10888:
Biophysics, Biology and Biophotonics IV: the Crossroads
Adam Wax; Vadim Backman, Editor(s)

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