Measuring macular pigment optical density in vivo:a review of techniques

Howells, Olivia, Eperjesi, Frank and Bartlett, Hannah (2011). Measuring macular pigment optical density in vivo:a review of techniques. Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 249 (3), pp. 315-347.

Abstract

Macular pigment has been the focus of much attention in recent years, as a potential modifiable risk factor for age-related macular degeneration. This interest has been heightened by the ability to measure macular pigment optical density (MPOD) in vivo.

Publication DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00417-010-1577-5
Divisions: Life & Health Sciences > Optometry
Life & Health Sciences > Ophthalmic Research Group
Life & Health Sciences > Applied Health Research Group
Life & Health Sciences
Uncontrolled Keywords: densitometry,ophthalmological diagnostic techniques,humans,lutein,macula lutea,photometry,psychophysiology,retinal pigments,Raman spectrum analysis,xanthophylls,Ophthalmology,Sensory Systems,Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
Full Text Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/k8517255176j0850/
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Published Date: 2011-03
Authors: Howells, Olivia
Eperjesi, Frank ( 0000-0003-4358-0095)
Bartlett, Hannah ( 0000-0002-7531-6902)

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