AMD Update 15: Visualization of Living Rods and Cones

Back in February 2009, I first wrote about David Williams and his research group at the Institute of Optics at the University of Rochester, and their announcement that they had used adaptive optics to image RPE cells in vivo. That report, AMD Update 4: Does Visualizing RPE Cells Hold the Key to Understanding AMD? gave us a first look at how adaptive optics could image some of the retinal cells in the back of the eye in helping to understand how the effect of new drugs and treatments could be visualized in the living eye, providing a diagnostic mechanism to (Read more...)

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