1 June 1991 Endocular ophthalmoscope: miniaturization and optical imaging quality
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Proceedings Volume 1423, Ophthalmic Technologies; (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.43965
Event: Optics, Electro-Optics, and Laser Applications in Science and Engineering, 1991, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Endoscopy is a novel method of observation in ocular surgery. It allows a direct viewing of certain internal structures of the eye which can not be seen through conventional slit lamp/microscope arrangements like the back side of the iris, the posterior chamber or the fixation area of an IOL. In addition such an instrument is useful in exploratory orbital surgery because it allows for examination of the scleral wall, the 6 motor muscles and the optic nerve sheet with minimal trauma to the eye. An endoscopic system can therefore be helpful to check regions which can not be reached easily during surgery, such as the ciliary body or the pars plana. When a transparent structure of the eye becomes turbid, e.g., a hazy cornea, observation is impaired and endoscopy could also provide a solution though it is an invasive method.
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Pascal O. Rol, Pascal O. Rol, Dominik Beck, Dominik Beck, Peter F. Niederer, Peter F. Niederer, "Endocular ophthalmoscope: miniaturization and optical imaging quality", Proc. SPIE 1423, Ophthalmic Technologies, (1 June 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43965; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.43965

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