Annals of Biomedical Engineering

, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp 95–102 | Cite as

Moiré photography as a means of topographical mapping of the human face

  • Michael C. Madden
  • Marc S. Karlan


Moiré photography provides a method for quantitative determination of the contours of the human body which requires minimal patient discomfort and provides results without computer or optical processing associated with other methods. The construction and operation of a Moiré apparatus is described and its application for the evaluation of the contours of the human face illustrated.


Human Body Quantitative Determination Photography Topographical Mapping Human Face 
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© Pergamon Press Ltd. 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael C. Madden
    • 1
  • Marc S. Karlan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Materials Science and EngineeringUniversity of FloridaGainesville
  2. 2.Division of OtolaryngologyUniversity of Florida College of Medicine, Shands Teaching Hospital, and Veterans' Administration HospitalGainesville

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