July 2018
Volume 59, Issue 9
Open Access
ARVO Annual Meeting Abstract  |   July 2018
In vivo confocal microscopy of immune cells in the living human cornea
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Dipika V. Patel
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Footnotes
    Commercial Relationships   Dipika Patel, None
  • Footnotes
    Support  Health Research Council of New Zealand, Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science July 2018, Vol.59, 5338. doi:
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      Dipika V. Patel; In vivo confocal microscopy of immune cells in the living human cornea. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2018;59(9):5338.

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Presentation Description : In vivo confocal microscopy (IVCM) is a non-invasive method of examining the living human cornea at the cellular level in healthy and pathological states. Studies of the qualitative and quantitative assessment of corneal inflammatory cells suggest that IVCM is a potential adjunctive tool in the diagnosis and management of a variety of ocular inflammatory diseases such as keratitis and uveitis.

This is an abstract that was submitted for the 2018 ARVO Annual Meeting, held in Honolulu, Hawaii, April 29 - May 3, 2018.

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