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26 May 1997 Automatic system for corneal ulcer diagnostic
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Proceedings Volume 2971, Ophthalmic Technologies VII; (1997) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.275122
Event: BiOS '97, Part of Photonics West, 1997, San Jose, CA, United States
Abstract
Corneal Ulcer is a very common disease in agricultural countries and it is responsible for 10% of the blindness causes. One of the main aspects to be observed in these cases is the increasing or decreasing of the affected area. We have been developing an automatic optical system in order to evaluate the affected area (the ulcer) to be implemented in a public hospital (400 patients per week are analyzed). The optical system is implemented in a Slit Lamp and connected to a CCD detector. The image is displayed in a PC monitor by a commercial frame grabber and a dedicated software for determining the area of the ulcer has been developed.
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Liliane Ventura and Sidney Julio Faria de Sousa "Automatic system for corneal ulcer diagnostic", Proc. SPIE 2971, Ophthalmic Technologies VII, (26 May 1997); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.275122
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