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Optoacoustic imaging for ophthalmology
Author(s): Uwe Oberheide; Birte Jansen; Ingo Bruder; Holger Lubatschowski; Herbert Welling; Wolfgang Ertmer
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Paper Abstract

The feasibility of optoacoustic imaging was investigated for ophthalmologic application in the treatment of glaucoma. Difficulties in the treatment with laser cyclophotocoagulation are mainly due to uncertainties in the localization of the ciliary body. With laser optoacoustics it is possible to localize the position of the ciliary body on enucleated porcine and rabbit eyes. Additionally, the changes in the optical properties of the tissue induced by coagulation with a diode laser were observed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 October 2001
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 4434, Hybrid and Novel Imaging and New Optical Instrumentation for Biomedical Applications, (24 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.446668
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Uwe Oberheide, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)
Birte Jansen, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)
Ingo Bruder, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)
Holger Lubatschowski, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)
Herbert Welling, Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (Germany)
Wolfgang Ertmer, Univ. of Hannover (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4434:
Hybrid and Novel Imaging and New Optical Instrumentation for Biomedical Applications
Albert-Claude Boccara; Alexander A. Oraevsky, Editor(s)

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