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The Effects of Thermal Energy on Anterior Ocular Tissues

Report Number: AMRL TDR 63-53
Author: Jacobson, Jerry Hart
Author: Cooper; Blossom
Author: Najac, Harold W.
Author: Kohtiao, August
Corporate Author: New York Eye and Ear Inrfirmary
Laboratory: Biophysics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Pages: 46
Contract: AF 33(657)-7894
Project: 6301
Task: 630103
AD Number: AD0412730

The eyes of pigmented, grey chinchilla rabbits were exposed to thermal energy to determine its effectiveness in producing pathological changes in anterior ocular tissues. The study incluhe variation of the following parameters: tissues, rate of delivery of energy, and spectral characteristics. Preliminary findings relative to damage to the cornea and iris are presented.

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