In-vivo diffusing-wave-spectroscopy measurements of the ocular fundus

L. Rovati, S. Cattini, N. Zambelli, F. Viola, G. Staurenghi

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Abstract

We present what is to our knowledge the first observation of a diffusing-wave-spectroscopy signal recorded in-vivo on the ocular fundus. A modified ophthalmic microscope was developed which can acquire diffusing-wave-spectroscopy signal from the eye fundus. The diffusing-wave- spectroscopy signal was recorded in-vivo on a rabbit eye during transpupillary thermotherapy. Experimental results show the ability of the system to detect motion of the scattering sites in the ocular fundus layers during laser thermal heating.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4030-4038
Number of pages9
JournalOptics Express
Volume15
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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