Measuring optical properties of an eye lens using magnetic resonance imaging.

  title={Measuring optical properties of an eye lens using magnetic resonance imaging.},
  author={Catherine E. Jones and James M. Pope},
  journal={Magnetic resonance imaging},
  volume={22 2},
We compare the focal lengths of porcine lenses measured optically and by using a novel MRI technique. The geometric properties of the lenses were also measured and compared. The MRI technique exploits the dependence of both the lens refractive index and relaxation rates on the local protein concentration. By measuring the refractive index and corresponding values of R2 (=1/T2) for samples of lens homogenates with different protein concentrations, the dependence of refractive index on R2 was… CONTINUE READING

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