2010
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-11628-5_32
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Abstract: Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) is considered the leading cause of irreversible blindness in developed countries. One of its risk factors is the presence of drusens, which are retina abnormalities appearing as yellowish spots in fundus images. In this article a methodology using image processing techniques for the quantification of drusens is presented. The method uses splines combined with a contrast normalization to correct uneven illumination, followed by a drusen detection and modelling algorithm. …

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