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

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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.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)315-347
Number of pages33
JournalGraefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Volume249
Issue3
Early online date8 Jan 2011
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StatePublished - Mar 2011

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  • densitometry, ophthalmological diagnostic techniques, humans, lutein, macula lutea, photometry, psychophysiology, retinal pigments, Raman spectrum analysis, xanthophylls

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