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Stereo Measurement Of The Ocular Fundus In Ophthalmology
Author(s): Takenori Takamoto; Bernard Schwartz
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Paper Abstract

Glaucoma, a common cause of blindness, can be detected in the early stages by studying topographic changes or cupping in the optic disc. The direct observation of fundus using an ophthalmoscope or the evaluation of the disc in fundus photographs has been primarily subjective , differing considerably from observer to observer. We have, therefore, developed an objective quantification technique -- the photogrammetric radial section method, which can quantitate not only cupping or swelling of the optic nerve, but also the growth of tumor or the development of posterior staphyloma in the myopic eye.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 July 1983
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0361, Biostereometrics '82, (12 July 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.966058
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Takenori Takamoto, Tufts-New England Medical Center (United States)
Bernard Schwartz, Tufts-New England Medical Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0361:
Biostereometrics '82
Robin E. Herron, Editor(s)

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