Accession Number : AD0651750

Title :   A STUDY OF THE PRODUCTION OF CHORIORENTINAL LESIONS BY THERMAL RADIATION.

Descriptive Note : Final rept., 15 Oct 65-15 Mar 66,

Corporate Author : TECHNOLOGY INC SAN ANTONIO TEX LIFE SCIENCES DIV

Personal Author(s) : Alexander,T. A. ; Bessey,R. L. ; Lawler,E. R. , Jr. ; Bruce,W. R. ; Allen,R. G. , Jr

Report Date : DEC 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : Chorioretinal burns have been systematically produced in pigmented rabbits under carefully controlled laboratory conditions. Lesions were produced by high-intensity light flashes ranging in duration from 165 microsec. to 250 msec. and with image diameters which ranged from 1.0 to 0.11 mm. From these measurements, relationships were obtained between exposure duration and threshold irradiance for the production of '5-minute' minimal lesions. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*RETINA, BURNS(INJURIES)), THERMAL RADIATION, EYE, HAZARDS, PROTECTION, THRESHOLDS(PHYSIOLOGY), WOUNDS AND INJURIES, NUCLEAR WEAPONS, OPHTHALMOLOGY

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE