Imaging limbal and scleral vasculature using Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography

Ireneusz Grulkowski, Jonathan J. Liu, Bernhard Baumann, Ben Potsaid, Chen Lu, James G. Fujimoto

Abstract


We demonstrate application of high-speed swept source optical coherence tomography for vessel visualization in the anterior segment of the human eye. The human corneo-scleral junction and sclera was imaged in vivo. Imaging was performed using a swept source OCT system operating at 1050nm wavelength range and 100kHz A-scan rate. The high imaging speed enables generation of 3D depth-resolved vasculature maps. The vessel visualization method revealed the rich vascular system in the conjunctiva and episclera.

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