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Microendoscope as invasive ocular microscope
Author(s): Pascal O. Rol; Paul A. Edney; Andy Hottinger; Peter F. Niederer
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Paper Abstract

Over the past years ophthalmic endoscopes with intraocular diameters as small as 0.89 mm have been developed for the observation of certain internal structures of the eye which cannot be easily visualized through conventional slit lamp/microscope arrangements. Unlike other observation systems, endoscopes feature a magnification factor that increases as their distal part nears the object to be observed. Consequently, an endoscope can also be of help as a high magnification microscope. Such an instrument has been enhanced for this purpose and is described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 May 1997
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 2971, Ophthalmic Technologies VII, (26 May 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.275113
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Pascal O. Rol, Univ. of Zurich (Switzerland) and Univ of Miami College of Engineering (United States)
Paul A. Edney, Swizz Federal Institute of Technology and Univ. of Zurich and Northwest Univ. (Switzerland)
Andy Hottinger, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and Univ. of Zurich (Switzerland)
Peter F. Niederer, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and Univ. of Zurich (Switzerland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2971:
Ophthalmic Technologies VII
Pascal O. Rol; Karen Margaret Joos; Fabrice Manns, Editor(s)

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