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Laser Raman Spectroscopy Of Infrared And Senile Cataracts
Author(s): Dwaine M. Thomas; Garrett D. Polhamus
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Paper Abstract

Laser Raman spectroscopy was used to investigate cataractogenesis from infrared sources and human senile cataract. Rabbits were exposed to radiation from a ND-YAG laser; Raman spectra were recorded and results correlated with established ultraviolet damage mechanism. Human senile lenses were also examined by Raman spectroscopy. The Raman technique appears suitable for potential clinical diagnosis.*

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 December 1982
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0357, Lasers in Medicine and Surgery, (28 December 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.976069
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Dwaine M. Thomas, Alcon Laboratories, Inc. (United States)
Garrett D. Polhamus, SGRD-UV-RN (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0357:
Lasers in Medicine and Surgery
Leon Goldman, Editor(s)

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