Automated extraction and quantification of macular drusen from fundal photographs.

@article{Morgan1994AutomatedEA,
  title={Automated extraction and quantification of macular drusen from fundal photographs.},
  author={William H. Morgan and Richard L. Cooper and Ian Jeffrey Constable and Robert H. Eikelboom},
  journal={Australian and New Zealand journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1994},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={7-12}
}
The objective quantification of drusen (and other macular lesions) should have applications epidemiologically, in the study of the natural history of drusen, and with such instruments as the scanning laser ophthalmoscope. The automated extraction of drusen from photographs is technically difficult because of uneven macular reflectance, and the confusing pattern of darker vessels. We have developed a method using an IBM personal computer, an image digitising board and specially written software… CONTINUE READING