New process may improve detection of retinal diseases

The Memphis Business Journal (8/28, Sheffield) reported that the Pseudo 2D Fractal Analysis, developed through “a collaboration between” the University of Memphis and the Southern College of Optometry, “could result in earlier detection of retinal diseases.” The new “process uses light beamed through the back of the retina to measure the thickness of retinal tissue at certain points.” Thickened tissue “at the ’12 and six o’clock’ points” may be “an indicator of glaucoma.” The developers claim that the “2D method has proven to be 98 percent accurate.” for more info visit


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