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New Imaging Technique Could Help Diagnose, Monitor Retinal Disease

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BETHESDA, Md., March 29, 2019 — Researchers at the U.S. National Eye Institute (NEI) believe their adaptive optics indocyanine green (AO-ICG) imaging technique could be used to help diagnose and monitor the progression of eye diseases, and to preclinically detect cellular-level damage to the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) by nondestructively charting changes in the fluorescent RPE mosaic over varying periods of time. Mosaic of retinal pigment epithelial cells, visualized with indocyanine green (ICG) and adaptive optics. Courtesy of Johnny Tam/U.S. National Eye Institute. The researchers are using in vivo...Read full article

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