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Measuring lens opacity: combining quasi-elastic light scattering with Scheimpflug imaging system
Author(s): Rafat R. Ansari; Manuel B. Datiles III; James F. King; Doretha Leftwood
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Paper Abstract

Two powerful techniques: quasi-elastic light scattering (QELS) and Scheimpflug imaging (SI), are combined to provide simultaneous (within a few seconds) and objective measurements of lens opacity. The sensitivity and performance of the two techniques is evaluated by inducing cold cataract in the lens of a calf eye. The QELS detects the onset of cataractogenesis much earlier while the Scheimpflug imaging system detects it much later.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3246, Ophthalmic Technologies VIII, (1 June 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.309433
Show Author Affiliations
Rafat R. Ansari, NASA Lewis Research Ctr. (United States)
Manuel B. Datiles III, National Institutes of Health (United States)
James F. King, NASA Lewis Research Ctr. (United States)
Doretha Leftwood, National Institutes of Health (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3246:
Ophthalmic Technologies VIII
Pascal O. Rol; Karen Margaret Joos M.D.; Fabrice Manns, Editor(s)

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