Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Measurement of the distribution of macular pigment

Measurement of the distribution of macular pigment

With the improved fundus images, it will be possible to measure the distribution of macular pigment (Tornow, Laemmer et al. 2007), (Budai, Hornegger et al. 2010). This is important for clinical and basic research in age related macular degeneration.

Tornow, R. P., R. Laemmer,C. Mardin (2007). Quantitativ Imaging Using a Fundus Camera. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 48: 1206-ARVO Abstract.

Budai, A., J. Hornegger, G. Michelson,R. P. Tornow (2010). "Optical Density Measurement of Macular Pigment." ARVO Meeting Abstracts 51(5): 4410.

Mission

SAOT provides an interdisciplinary research and education program of excellence within a broad international network of distinguished experts to promote innovation and leadership in the areas

Optical Metrology
Optical Material Processing
Optics in Medicine
Optics in Communication and Information Technology
Optical Materials and Systems
and Computational Optics.