Noninvasive spectroscopic diagnosis of superficial ocular lesions and corneal infections

J. R. Mourant, I. J. Bigio, D. C. Gritz, R. D. Glickman, T. Johnson, T. Shimada, K. StoreyHeld

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Resumen

The potential of a rapid noninvasive diagnostic system to detect tissue abnormalities on the surface of the eye has been investigated. The optical scatter signal from lesions and normal areas on the conjunctival sclera of the human eye were measured in vivo. It is possible to distinguish nonpigmented pingueculas from other lesions. The ability of the system to detect malignancies could not be tested because none of the measured and biopsied lesions were malignant. Optical scatter and fluorescence spectra of bacterial and fungal suspensions, and corneal irritations were also collected. Both scattering and fluorescence show potential for diagnosing corneal infections.

Idioma originalEnglish (US)
Páginas (desde-hasta)275-284
Número de páginas10
PublicaciónProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volumen2135
DOI
EstadoPublished - may. 19 1994
EventoAdvances in Laser and Light Spectroscopy to Diagnose Cancer and Other Diseases 1994 - Los Angeles, United States
Duración: ene. 23 1994ene. 29 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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