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Autofluorescence imaging – a useful adjunct in imaging macular trauma

Authors Mohammed S Mustafa, Vikki A McBain, Christopher M Scott

Published 8 December 2010 Volume 2010:4 Pages 1497—1498

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S14846

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Mohammed S Mustafa, Vikki A McBain, Christopher M Scott
Department of Ophthalmology, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Aberdeen, UK

Abstract: Autofluorescence imaging is a rapid, noninvasive technique, with several applications becoming slowly integrated into ophthalmic clinical practice. We describe its use as a valuable tool for predicting the function of the retinal pigment epithelium following damage from blunt ocular trauma.

Keywords: autofluorescence, commotio retinae, macular detachment, eye trauma

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