Podoleanu, A.G.H. and Rogers, J.A. and Webb, D.J. and Jackson, D.A. (1999) Criteria in the simultaneous presentation of the images provided by a stand alone OCT/SLO system. In: Conference on Medical Applications of Lasers in Dermatology, Cardiology, Ophthalmology, and Dentistry II, Sep 11-12, 1998, Stockholm, Sweden.
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A new instrument for simultaneous display of an en-face optical coherence tomography (OCT) image and of a confocal image (similar with that produced by the scanning laser ophthalmoscope (SLO)) for the retina in vivo is demonstrated. The system is based on a fiberised OCT configuration, where a separate bulk optical confocal receiver is introduced between the transversal galvanometer scanner and the OCT fiber arm. Criteria for presenting the two images are discussed. These address the resulting impact on the quality of each image as result of differences in the two imaging techniques, low coherence interferometry and confocal imaging. The transversal and depth pixel size are governed by different principles and consequently are generally different. Additionally, the OCT image is disturbed by Doppler shifts introduced by the transversal scanning and speckle.
|Item Type:||Conference or workshop item (Paper)|
|Uncontrolled keywords:||scanning laser; ophthalmoscopy; low coherence interferometry; tomography|
|Subjects:||R Medicine > RE Ophthalmology
R Medicine > RK Dentistry
R Medicine > RL Dermatology
T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Physical Sciences > Optics|
|Depositing User:||F.D. Zabet|
|Date Deposited:||23 Apr 2009 17:26|
|Last Modified:||09 Apr 1914 14:17|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/16479 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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