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Visualizing orientation of retinal nerves and depolarization in the choroid using polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography (Conference Presentation)
Author(s): Joy Willemse; Johannes de Boer; Maximilian Gräfe; Aleid van de Kreeke; Frank Verbraak

Paper Abstract

Polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography (PS-OCT) has been used to visualize the orientation of the nerves in the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) and to visualize depolarization in retinas of healthy volunteers and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients. Optic axis orientation images clearly visualize the nerve fibers leaving the optic nerve head (ONH) in all radial directions in healthy volunteers. Depolarization images show depolarization of the RPE and for some cases, highlight another depolarizing layer at the boundary of the choroid and sclera.

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Date Published: 9 March 2020
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Proc. SPIE 11218, Ophthalmic Technologies XXX, 112181I (9 March 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2543719
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Joy Willemse, Vrije Univ. Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Johannes de Boer, Vrije Univ. Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Maximilian Gräfe, Vrije Univ. Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Aleid van de Kreeke, Amsterdam Univ. Medical Ctr. (Netherlands)
Frank Verbraak, Amsterdam Univ. Medical Ctr. (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11218:
Ophthalmic Technologies XXX
Fabrice Manns; Arthur Ho; Per G. Söderberg, Editor(s)

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