chapter  3
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Light-Tissue Interactions

Two large classes of biological media can be considered with regard to light interactions with biological tissues and fluids: (1) strongly scattering (opaque) like skin, brain, vessel walls, eye sclera, blood, and lymph and (2) weakly scattering (transparent) like cornea, crystalline lens, vitreous humor, and aqueous humor of the front chamber of eye.