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Real-time and static in vivo ophthalmic imaging by spectral optical coherence tomography
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Paper Abstract

Fast Spectral Optical Coherence Tomography (SOCT) technique is used to perform cross sectional and three-dimensional ophthalmic images. Static, real-time and 3-D in vivo images of the human cornea, lens, iris, corneo-scleral junction, retinal layers, optic disc and macula lutea are presented. The ophthalmic application of SOCT is promising because this technique ensures fast acquisition with relatively low optical power of incident light. All demonstrated images are obtained with the aid of SOCT instrument, which was constructed in the optical laboratory of medical physics group at Nicolaus Copernicus University (Torun, Poland). What is to our knowledge there are the first good quality (>90dB sensitivity) ophthalmic OCT images obtained by technique, which is different than time domain OCT.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 July 2004
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5314, Ophthalmic Technologies XIV, (13 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.529293
Show Author Affiliations
Maciej Wojtkowski, Nicholas Copernicus Univ. (Poland)
Tomasz Bajraszewski, Nicholas Copernicus Univ. (Poland)
Piotr Targowski, Nicholas Copernicus Univ. (Poland)
Andrzej Kowalczyk, Nicholas Copernicus Univ. (Poland)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5314:
Ophthalmic Technologies XIV
Fabrice Manns; Per G. Soderberg; Arthur Ho, Editor(s)

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