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Multichannel Raman Spectroscopy of an Intact Lens: Raman Measurement with Laser Irradiation below the Threshold for Retinal Damage

Volume 41, Number 7 (Oct. 1987) Page 1245-1247

Ozaki, Yukihiro; Iriyama, Keiji; Hamaguchi, Hiro-O

While cataract formation is not a fatal condition, it still remains one of the diseases which people greatly fear. Prevention of cataract formation was a hopeless dream for mankind until quite recently. However, recent rapid progress in laser light scattering and Raman spectroscopy has given rise to the expectation that the dream of cataract prevention can become a reality.