1. Articles from Eric L. Buckland

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    1. Methods of performing surgery using optical coherence tomography (OCT)

      Methods of performing surgery using optical coherence tomography (OCT)

      Methods are provided including obtaining at least one image of a surgical region of a subject oriented for the surgical procedure using an OCT imaging system. An initial structural view of the surgical region to be used during the surgical procedure is constructed based on the obtained at least one OCT image. Parameters are computed as an end point for assessing an outcome of the surgical procedure using data derived from the OCT image. The surgical procedure is periodically assessed and clinical outcomes are monitored using changes to the OCT-derived initial structural view of the surgical region or changes to ...

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    2. Systems and methods for quantitative doppler optical coherence tomography

      Systems and methods for quantitative doppler optical coherence tomography

      Methods of obtaining a measure of blood flow using a Fourier domain optical coherence tomography (FDOCT) system is provided. The method includes obtaining a first optical coherence tomography (OCT) survey scan of a retina of a subject using an OCT scan beam and obtaining a second OCT scan of the retina. The second OCT scan is within an area defined by the obtained first OCT scan and includes a region of retinal blood vessels emerging from and returning to an Optic Nerve Head (ONH) of the retina. An optical phase change is determined from the obtained second OCT scan, the ...

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    3. Optical coherence tomography systems integrated with surgical microscopes

      Optical coherence tomography systems integrated with surgical microscopes

      Some embodiments of the present inventive concept provide optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems for integration with a microscope. The OCT system includes a sample arm coupled to the imaging path of a microscope. The sample arm includes an input beam zoom assembly including at least two movable lenses configured to provide shape control for an OCT signal beam; a scan assembly including at least one scanning mirror and configured for telecentric scanning of the OCT signal beam; and a beam expander configured to set the OCT signal beam diameter incident on the microscope objective. The shape control includes separable controls ...

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    4. Immersion lens assemblies for use in optical coherence tomography systems

      Immersion lens assemblies for use in optical coherence tomography systems

      An optical coherence tomography (OCT) measurement system for precision measurement of a translucent sample is provided. The system includes an optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging system comprising a broadband light source, a reference path with reference path length, and sample path with a beam scanning assembly and an imaging lens assembly; a sample positioning assembly including an immersion bath for positioning the translucent sample within an immersion bath; a position assembly for locating the translucent sample within a field of view (FOV) of the OCT imaging system; an immersion lens assembly associated with the imaging lens assembly configured to eliminate ...

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    5. Procedural optical coherence tomography (OCT) for surgery and related methods

      Procedural optical coherence tomography (OCT) for surgery and related methods

      Methods for performing a surgical procedure using optical coherence tomography (OCT) are provided. The method includes extracting lenticular material from within a capsular bag of an eye of a patient; acquiring at least one OCT image of an interior region of the capsular bag after extraction of substantially all of the lenticular material from within the capsular bag; determining from the at least one OCT image the presence of cellular debris remaining within the interior of the capsular bag; and extracting at least a portion of the remaining cellular debris from the interior of the capsular bag.

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    6. Methods, systems and computer program products for dynamic optical histology using optical coherence tomography

      Methods, systems and computer program products for dynamic optical histology using optical coherence tomography

      Methods of acquiring an image are provided. The methods include deriving a first boundary surface from a volumetric image; deriving a second boundary surface, different and spaced apart from the first boundary surface, of the volumetric image, the first and second boundary surfaces defining a slice of the volumetric image therebetween; and deriving at least one intermediate thin section between the first and second boundary surfaces, the thin section having a thickness that is less than a thickness of the slice of the volumetric image defined by the first and second boundary surfaces. Systems and computer program products are also ...

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    7. Heads up displays for optical coherence tomography integrated surgical microscopes

      Heads up displays for optical coherence tomography integrated surgical microscopes

      Surgical microscope systems are provided including an optical coherence tomography (OCT) system; an objective lens; oculars for direct viewing of a subject distal to the objective lens; a heads up display module configured to direct an optical image through the oculars to be visible to a user of at least one ocular; and a coupling element connected to the surgical microscope coupling the OCT system, the heads up display module and the objective lens. The coupling element has first and second faces, the first face positioned toward the oculars of the surgical microscope and the second face positioned toward the ...

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    8. Compact multimodality optical coherence tomography imaging systems having a ring of optical fibers in image capture path

      Compact multimodality optical coherence tomography imaging systems having a ring of optical fibers in image capture path

      Systems for imaging a sample are provided. The system includes an optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging portion having an associated OCT path defined by one set of optical elements between an OCT signal delivery optical fiber and the sample; an image capture portion having an associated image capture path defined by a second set of optical elements between an image capture device and the sample, different from the OCT path; and an illuminator portion having an associated illumination path defined by a third set of optical elements between an illumination source and the sample. The OCT path, the image capture ...

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    9. Portable optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems

      Portable optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems

      Portable optical coherence tomography (OCT) devices including at least one mirror configured to scan at least two directions are provided. The portable OCT devices are configured to provide a portable interface to a sample that can be aligned to the sample without repositioning the sample. Related systems are also provided.

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    10. Optical systems for whole eye imaging and biometry

      Optical systems for whole eye imaging and biometry

      Scanning optical beam imaging systems for imaging extended structures of an eye and providing biometry of an eye are provided. The systems include a focal system for shifting the focus of the scanning system from the front to the back of the eye. The systems provide for converging rays that can scan through the pupil of the eye, enabling scanning of the anterior and posterior segments of the eye using a common objective and a fixed working distance.

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    11. Imaging accessory frame for integration with an operating microscope

      Imaging accessory frame for integration with an operating microscope

      Some embodiments of the present inventive concept provide an accessory frame including an optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging head. The accessory frame includes a mounting plate including a microscope field lens attachment port and a microscope field plate anchor pin. The mounting plate is configured to receive an intermediate field lens in the microscope field lens attachment port such that the accessory frame shares the mounting plate in common with an intermediate field lens.

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    12. Methods, Systems and Computer Program Products for Processing Images Generated Using Fourier Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (FDOCT)

      Methods, Systems and Computer Program Products for Processing Images Generated Using Fourier Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (FDOCT)

      Methods, systems and computer program products for managing frequency domain optical coherence tomography (FDOCT) image resolution. A spectrum used to acquire an image of a subject is calibrated and default dispersion correction parameters are set. Default dispersion management parameters associated with a region of the image of the subject are also set. The image of the subject is acquires after setting the default dispersion correction parameters and the default dispersion management parameters. A quality of the acquired image is compared to a quality metric for the acquired image. The dispersion correction parameters are adjusted if the quality of the acquired ...

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    13. Surgical microscopes using optical coherence tomography and related systems

      Surgical microscopes using optical coherence tomography and related systems

      Some embodiments of the present inventive concept provide optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems for integration with a microscope. The OCT system includes a sample arm coupled to the imaging path of a microscope. The sample arm includes an input beam zoom assembly including at least two movable lenses configured to provide shape control for an OCT signal beam; a scan assembly including at least one scanning mirror and configured for telecentric scanning of the OCT signal beam; and a beam expander configured to set the OCT signal beam diameter incident on the microscope objective. The shape control includes separable controls ...

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    14. Heads Up Displays For Optical Coherence Tomography Integrated Surgical Microscopes

      Heads Up Displays For Optical Coherence Tomography Integrated Surgical Microscopes

      Surgical microscope systems are provided including an optical coherence tomography (OCT) system; an objective lens; oculars for direct viewing of a subject distal to the objective lens; a heads up display module configured to direct an optical image through the oculars to be visible to a user of at least one ocular; and a coupling element connected to the surgical microscope coupling the OCT system, the heads up display module and the objective lens.

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    15. Procedural Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) For Surgery And Related Systems And Methods

      Procedural Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) For Surgery And Related Systems And Methods

      Methods for performing a surgical procedure using optical coherence tomography (OCT) are provided. The method includes orienting the subject for the surgical procedure, wherein orienting comprises imaging a region of the subject that contains a structure having a known orientational asymmetry, testing the image for the presence and location of the structure, and confirming correct orientation of the subject using the OCT image of the structure having the known orientational asymmetry; obtaining at least one image of the surgical region of the subject using OCT and constructing an initial structural view of the surgical region; computing at least one clinical ...

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    16. Compact multimodality optical coherence tomography imaging systems

      Compact multimodality optical coherence tomography imaging systems

      Systems for imaging a sample are provided. The system includes an optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging portion having an associated OCT path defined by one set of optical elements between an OCT signal delivery optical fiber and the sample; an image capture portion having an associated image capture path defined by a second set of optical elements between an image capture device and the sample, different from the OCT path; and an illuminator portion having an associated illumination path defined by a third set of optical elements between an illumination source and the sample. The OCT path, the image capture ...

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    17. Optical imaging systems having input beam shape control and path length control

      Optical imaging systems having input beam shape control and path length control

      Scanning optical beam imaging systems for imaging a surface with convex curvature are provided. The systems include a sphero-telecentric objective, wherein a scanning radius of curvature of the sphero-telecentric objective is greater than an apical radius of curvature of the surface and less than or equal to four times an apical radius of curvature of the surface.

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    18. Linearized variable-dispersion spectrometers and related assemblies

      Linearized variable-dispersion spectrometers and related assemblies

      Wavenumber linear spectrometers are provided including an input configured to receive electromagnetic radiation from an external source; collimating optics configured to collimate the received electromagnetic radiation; a dispersive assembly including first and second diffractive gratings, wherein the first diffraction grating is configured in a first dispersive stage to receive the collimated electromagnetic radiation and wherein the dispersive assembly includes at least two dispersive stages configured to disperse the collimated input; and an imaging lens assembly configured to image the electromagnetic radiation dispersed by the at least two dispersive stages onto a linear detection array such that the variation in frequency ...

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    19. Methods, systems and computer program products for diagnosing conditions using unique codes generated from a multidimensional image of a sample

      Methods, systems and computer program products for diagnosing conditions using unique codes generated from a multidimensional image of a sample

      Methods of providing a diagnosis using a digital code associated with an image are provided including collecting a multidimensional image, the multidimensional image having at least two dimensions; extracting a two dimensional subset of the multidimensional image; reducing the multidimensional image to a first code that is unique to the multidimensional image based on the extracted two dimensional image; comparing the first unique code associated with the subject to a library of reference codes, each of the reference codes in the library of reference codes being indicative of a class of objects; determining if the subject associated with the first ...

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    20. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging systems having adaptable lens systems and related methods and computer program products

      Optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging systems having adaptable lens systems and related methods and computer program products

      OCT imaging systems are provided for imaging a spherical-type eye including a source having an associated source arm path and a reference arm having an associated reference arm path coupled to the source path. The reference arm path has an associated reference arm path length. A sample is also provided having an associated sample arm path coupled to the source arm and reference arm paths. A lens having a focal power optimized for a diameter of the spherical-type eye is provided along with a reference arm path length adjustment module coupled to the reference arm. The reference arm path length ...

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    21. Surgical microscopes using optical coherence tomography and related methods

      Surgical microscopes using optical coherence tomography and related methods

      Some embodiments of the present inventive concept provide optical coherence tomography (OCT) systems for integration with a microscope. The OCT system includes a sample arm coupled to the imaging path of a microscope. The sample arm includes an input beam zoom assembly including at least two movable lenses configured to provide shape control for an OCT signal beam; a scan assembly including at least one scanning mirror and configured for telecentric scanning of the OCT signal beam; and a beam expander configured to set the OCT signal beam diameter incident on the microscope objective. The shape control includes separable controls ...

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    22. Methods, systems and computer program products for collapsing volume data to lower dimensional representations thereof using histogram projection

      Methods, systems and computer program products for collapsing volume data to lower dimensional representations thereof using histogram projection

      Methods of collapsing volume data to a lower dimensional representation of the volume data are provided. The methods include collapsing volume data to a lower dimensional representation of the volume data using histogram projection. Related systems and computer program products are also provided.

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