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Non-contact investigation of the corneal biomechanics with air-puff swept source optical coherence tomography
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we use swept source optical coherence tomography combined with air-puff module (air-puff SS-OCT) to investigate the properties of the cornea. During OCT measurement the cornea was stimulated by short, air pulse, and corneal response was recorded. In this preliminary study, the air-puff SS-OCT instrument was applied to measure behavior of the porcine corneas under varied, well-controlled intraocular pressure conditions. Additionally, the biomechanical response of the corneal tissue before, during and after crosslinking procedure (CXL) was assessed. Air-puff swept source OCT is a promising tool to extract information about corneal behavior as well as to monitor and assess the effect of CXL.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 August 2016
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 9960, Interferometry XVIII, 996003 (28 August 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2236988
Show Author Affiliations
Ewa Maczynska, Nicolaus Copernicus Univ. (Poland)
Karol Karnowski, Nicolaus Copernicus Univ. (Poland)
Bartlomiej Kaluzny, Nicolaus Copernicus Univ. (Poland)
Ireneusz Grulkowski, Nicolaus Copernicus Univ. (Poland)
Maciej Wojtkowski, Nicolaus Copernicus Univ. (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9960:
Interferometry XVIII
Katherine Creath; Jan Burke; Armando Albertazzi Gonçalves Jr., Editor(s)

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