Técnicas de Detección de Cataratas: Una Revisión (Cataract Detection Techniques: A Review)

Hans Israel Morales López (hansisrael.morales@gmail.com)1, Juan Carlos Sánchez García (jcsanche@ipn.mx)1, José Alejandro Díaz Méndez (ajdiaz@inaoep.mx)2

1Instituto Politécnico Nacional
2Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica, Óptica y Electrónica

This paper appears in: Revista IEEE América Latina

Publication Date: July 2016
Volume: 14,   Issue: 7 
ISSN: 1548-0992

The early cataract detection in a non common discussed topic for ongoing research, considering that is one of the most common eye diseases, and is the leading cause of blindness globally. By timely detection, it is possible to prevent cataract surgery in the initial stage of it. This paper discusses the most recently proposed methods for cataract detection and diagnosis; also the imaging techniques that are used for the same purpose. The final goal of our research is the approach of an experimental detection method for the same purpose.

Index Terms:
cataract, early detection, imaging, opacity, blindness   

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