12 February 2009 Limiting mechanism for NIR laser retinal damage
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Abstract
Near-infrared (NIR) laser exposures to the retina are affected by intraocular absorption, chromatic aberration and retinal absorption. We present the latest results of retinal exposure to wavelengths between 1.0 to 1.319 micrometers and show how the trends for long-pulse exposure are dramatically affected by intraocular absorption in the anterior portion of the eye.
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Benjamin A. Rockwell, Rebecca Vincelette, Jeffrey W. Oliver, Semih Kumru, Gary D. Noojin, Kurt J. Schuster, David Stolarski, Aurora Shingledecker, C. D. Clark, David Wooddell, and Robert Thomas "Limiting mechanism for NIR laser retinal damage", Proc. SPIE 7175, Optical Interactions with Tissue and Cells XX, 71750J (12 February 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.807710; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.807710
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