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Experimental stray light in retinal densitometry

  • Howard D. Baker (a1), Adieren J. Watson (a1) and D. Caroline Coile (a1)

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The effects of stray light upon retinal pigment densitometric measurements were evaluated by adding specified amounts of stray light to fundus reflections. To allow for interpolations and extrapolations, a computer simulation was devised and validated against the empirical data. The results demonstrate that measured density is greatly decreased by increases in stray light but the time constant of pigment regeneration is little affected.

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Experimental stray light in retinal densitometry

  • Howard D. Baker (a1), Adieren J. Watson (a1) and D. Caroline Coile (a1)

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