The physics, instruments and modalities of retinal imaging

Harvey, A. R. , Carles, G. , Bradu, A. and Podoleanu, A. (2019) The physics, instruments and modalities of retinal imaging. In: Trucco, E., MacGillivray, T. and Xu, Y. (eds.) Computational Retinal Image Analysis: Tools, Applications and Perspectives. Academic Press, pp. 19-57. ISBN 9780081028162 (doi: 10.1016/B978-0-08-102816-2.00003-4)

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Computer analysis of retinal images is of increasing importance in healthcare. The characteristics of retinal images are determined by the physics and principles of the retinal imaging process and hence the appearance of images varies in both profound and subtle ways between imaging modalities. We describe the principles of operation of the main modalities used for clinical retinal imaging, such as the fundus camera, scanning laser ophthalmoscope and optical coherence tomography and discuss the image characteristics that may inform the optimization of algorithms for retinal-image analysis.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Carles Santacana, Dr Guillem and Harvey, Professor Andy
Authors: Harvey, A. R., Carles, G., Bradu, A., and Podoleanu, A.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Publisher:Academic Press

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