1. Joseph A. Izatt

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    2. Wide-field retinal optical coherence tomography with wavefront sensorless adaptive optics for enhanced imaging of targeted regions

      Wide-field retinal optical coherence tomography with wavefront sensorless adaptive optics for enhanced imaging of targeted regions
      The peripheral retina of the human eye offers a unique opportunity for assessment and monitoring of ocular diseases. We have developed a novel wide-field (70) optical coherence tomography system (WF-OCT) equipped with wavefront sensorless adaptive optics (WSAO) for enhancing the visualization of smaller (25) targeted regions in the peripheral retina. We iterated the WSAO algorithm at the speed of individual OCT B-scans (~20 ms) by using raw spectral interferograms to ...
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    3. Needle Depth and Big-Bubble Success in Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty: An Ex Vivo Microscope-Integrated OCT Study

      Needle Depth and Big-Bubble Success in Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty: An Ex Vivo Microscope-Integrated OCT Study
      Purpose: To examine big-bubble (BB) formation success rates in deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) at various corneal depths using real-time guidance from swept-source, microscope-integrated optical coherence tomography (SS-MIOCT). Methods: The DALK procedure was performed ex vivo with 34 human donor corneoscleral buttons on pressurized artificial anterior chambers using the BB technique employed by Anwar and Teichmann. We inserted a needle under controlled ex vivo conditions to corneal depths ranging from ...
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    4. Pupil Tracking for Real-Time Motion Corrected Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography

      Pupil Tracking for Real-Time Motion Corrected Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography
      Volumetric acquisition with anterior segment optical coherence tomography (ASOCT) is necessary to obtain accurate representations of the tissue structure and to account for asymmetries of the anterior eye anatomy. Additionally, recent interest in imaging of anterior segment vasculature and aqueous humor flow resulted in application of OCT angiography techniques to generate en face and 3D micro-vasculature maps of the anterior segment. Unfortunately, ASOCT structural and vasculature imaging systems do not ...
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    5. Live volumetric (4D) visualization and guidance of in vivo human ophthalmic surgery with intraoperative optical coherence tomography

      Live volumetric (4D) visualization and guidance of in vivo human ophthalmic surgery with intraoperative optical coherence tomography
      Minimally-invasive microsurgery has resulted in improved outcomes for patients. However, operating through a microscope limits depth perception and fixes the visual perspective, which result in a steep learning curve to achieve microsurgical proficiency. We introduce a surgical imaging system employing four-dimensional (live volumetric imaging through time) microscope-integrated optical coherence tomography (4D MIOCT) capable of imaging at up to 10 volumes per second to visualize human microsurgery. A custom stereoscopic heads-up ...
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    6. Method for single illumination source combined optical coherence tomography and fluorescence imaging of fluorescently labeled ocular structures in transgenic mice

      Method for single illumination source combined optical coherence tomography and fluorescence imaging of fluorescently labeled ocular structures in transgenic mice
      In vivo imaging permits longitudinal study of ocular disease processes in the same animal over time. Two different in vivo optical imaging modalities optical coherence tomography (OCT) and fluorescence provide important structural and cellular data respectively about disease processes. In this Methods in Eye Research article, we describe and demonstrate the combination of these two modalities producing a truly simultaneous OCT and fluorescence imaging system for imaging of fluorescently labeled ...
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    7. Optics Augments Reality and Brings 3D Medicine into Focus

      Optics Augments Reality and Brings 3D Medicine into Focus
      Live 3D imaging is one of the hottest topics in optics today, transforming medical imaging capabilities and delivering the immersive experience behind augmented and virtual reality. During The Optical Societys Light the Future centennial program in Heidelberg, Germany on 26 July, Dr. Joseph Izatt of Duke University and Microsofts Bernard Kress gave an insiders look at how these technologies are advancing medicine and changing the future of how we interact ...
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    8. Length-adaptive graph search for automatic segmentation of pathological features in optical coherence tomography images

      Length-adaptive graph search for automatic segmentation of pathological features in optical coherence tomography images
      We introduce a metric in graph search and demonstrate its application for segmenting retinal optical coherence tomography (OCT) images of macular pathology. Our proposed adjusted mean arc length (AMAL) metric is an adaptation of the lowest mean arc length search technique for automated OCT segmentation. We compare this method to Dijkstras shortest path algorithm, which we utilized previously in our popular graph theory and dynamic programming segmentation technique. As an ...
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    9. Spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) Imaging of the Vascular-Avascular junction in the nursery in infants with retinopathy of prematurity

      Spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) Imaging of the Vascular-Avascular junction in the nursery in infants with retinopathy of prematurity
      Since the publication of Foos, there has been little additional microanatomic data on the vascular-avascular junction in retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) in infants. We hypothesize that one could view retinal development across the vascular-avascular (V-AV) junction in infants with ROP using portable bedside SDOCT imaging and novel image analysis.
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    10. Impact of Microscope-Integrated OCT on Ophthalmology Resident Performance of Anterior Segment Surgical Maneuvers in Model Eyes

      Impact of Microscope-Integrated OCT on Ophthalmology Resident Performance of Anterior Segment Surgical Maneuvers in Model Eyes
      Purpose : The integration of swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) into the operating microscope enables real-time, tissue-level three-dimensional (3D) imaging to aid in ophthalmic microsurgery. In this prospective randomized controlled study, we evaluated the impact of SS microscope-integrated OCT (MI-OCT) on ophthalmology residents' performance of ophthalmic microsurgical maneuvers. Methods : Fourteen ophthalmology residents from a single institution were stratified by year of training and randomized to perform four anterior segment surgical maneuvers ...
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    11. Posterior Eye Shape Measurement With Retinal OCT Compared to MRI

      Posterior Eye Shape Measurement With Retinal OCT Compared to MRI
      Purpose : Posterior eye shape assessment by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is used to study myopia. We tested the hypothesis that optical coherence tomography (OCT), as an alternative, could measure posterior eye shape similarly to MRI. Methods : Macular spectral-domain OCT and brain MRI images previously acquired as part of the Singapore Epidemiology of Eye Diseases study were analyzed. The right eye in the MRI and OCT images was automatically segmented. Optical ...
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    12. Optical Coherence Tomography for Retinal Surgery: Perioperative Analysis to Real-Time Four-Dimensional Image-Guided Surgery

      Optical Coherence Tomography for Retinal Surgery: Perioperative Analysis to Real-Time Four-Dimensional Image-Guided Surgery
      Magnification of the surgical field using the operating microscope facilitated profound innovations in retinal surgery in the 1970s, such as pars plana vitrectomy. Although surgical instrumentation and illumination techniques are continually developing, the operating microscope for vitreoretinal procedures has remained essentially unchanged and currently limits the surgeon's depth perception and assessment of subtle microanatomy. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has revolutionized clinical management of retinal pathology, and its introduction into ...
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  2. About Joseph A. Izatt

    Joseph A. Izatt

    Joseph A. Izatt is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology.  Dr. Izatt holds appointments in both the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Opthalmology. Izatt is also the Director of the Laboratory for Biophotonics in the Fitzpatrick Center for Photonics and Communications.  Izatt's research interest include biomedical optics, spectroscopy, and imaging; laser-tissue interactions; optical and ultrasonic signal processing; novel methods for high-resolution, and minimally invasive medical imaging and tissue characterization.

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