An automatic method of segmenting the retinal vessel tree and estimating status of retinal neural fibre layer (NFL) from high resolution fundus camera images is presented. First, reliable blood vessel segmentation, using 2D directional matched filtering, enables to remove areas occluded by blood vessels thus leaving remaining retinal area available to the… (More)
The texture analysis of the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) in colour fundus images is a promising tool for early glau-coma diagnosis. This paper describes model-based method for detection of changes in the RNFL. The method utilizes Gaussian Markov random fields (GMRF) and the least-square error (LSE) estimate for the local RNFL texture modelling. The… (More)
A method for correction of non-uniform illumination in colour fundus images based on the B-spline approximation of the illumination surface is presented. The control points for B-splines are determined from an original image, separately from the red, green and blue channel. The estimated illumination surface is used in a multiplicative model for fast… (More)
This paper describes a novel methodology for eye fixation measurement using a unique videoophthalmoscope setup and advanced image registration approach. The representation of the eye movements via Poincare plot is also introduced. The properties, limitations and perspective of this methodology are finally discussed.
The retinal ganglion axons are an important part of the visual system, which can be directly observed by fundus camera. The layer they form together inside the retina is the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL). This paper describes results of a texture RNFL analysis in color fundus photographs and compares these results with quantitative measurement of RNFL… (More)
BACKGROUND Analysis of fast temporal changes on retinas has become an important part of diagnostic video-ophthalmology. It enables investigation of the hemodynamic processes in retinal tissue, e.g. blood-vessel diameter changes as a result of blood-pressure variation, spontaneous venous pulsation influenced by intracranial-intraocular pressure difference,… (More)
Images of ocular fundus are routinely utilized in ophthalmology. Since an examination using fundus camera is relatively fast and cheap procedure, it can be used as a proper diagnostic tool for screening of retinal diseases such as the glaucoma. One of the glaucoma symptoms is progressive atrophy of the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) resulting in… (More)