Rapid and precise in vivo measurement of human corneal thickness with optical low-coherence reflectometry in normal human eyes

An optical low-coherence reflectometer is used for rapid noncontact measurements of the human corneal thickness in vivo. Thickness measurements on ten volunteers show a standard deviation of 3.4 μm. The experiments reveal that the optical reflectometer benefits from a 2.5 fold enhancement of the measurement precision and a 2.8 fold reduction in measurement time compared to a standard clinical ultrasonic pachometer


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Journal of Biomedical Optics, 3, 3, 253-8
Year:
1998
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Inst. of Appl. Opt., Swiss Fed. Inst. of Technol., Lausanne, Switzerland Copyright 1998, IEE 5974792 1083-3668 rapid noncontact measurements human corneal thickness volunteers optical reflectometer measurement precision enhancement standard clinical ultrasonic pachometer measurement time reduction normal human eyes optical low-coherence reflectometry rapid precise in vivo measurement
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