Fine resolution imaging produces three-dimensional images of the body’s vascular network by projecting light onto tissue without touching it or by adding fluorescent dyes. He can visualize blood vessels as small as 5 microns in diameter.
The research team is now testing all types of cosmetic fillers available to see if their results are valid for each brand and to evaluate new treatments to reverse drugs.
Other potential applications of the technology include analyzing wound healing, monitoring strokes and trauma, and imaging the human eyes to study diseases such as glaucoma and macular degeneration.
The researchers presented the results of the study at the annual meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.