Primate retina imaging with polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography.

  title={Primate retina imaging with polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography.},
  author={Mathieu G. Ducros and Jason D Marsack and H. Grady Rylander and Sharon L. Thomsen and Thomas E. Milner},
  journal={Journal of the Optical Society of America. A, Optics, image science, and vision},
  volume={18 12},
Polarization-sensitive optical coherence tomography (PSOCT) is applied to determine the depth-resolved polarization state of light backreflected from the eye. The birefringence of the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) was observed and measured from PSOCT images recorded postmortem in a Rhesus monkey. An image-processing algorithm was developed to identify birefringent regions in acquired PSOCT retinal images and automatically determine the thickness of the RNFL. Values of the RNFL thickness… CONTINUE READING