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Quantitative Fundus Autofluorescence for the Evaluation of Retinal Diseases
 

Quantitative Fundus Autofluorescence for the Evaluation of Retinal Diseases

Article DOI: 10.3791/53577
March 11th, 2016

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Summary March 11th, 2016

The retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) supports the sensory retina through recycling visual cycle byproducts, which accumulate as lipofuscin. These products are autofluorescent and can be qualitatively imaged in vivo. Here, we describe a method to quantitatively image RPE lipofuscin using confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscopy.

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