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Refractive Error Distorts OCT Measurements

Eyes with high myopia or hyperopia sometimes yield inaccurate RNFL measurements, leading to potential misdiagnosis of glaucoma.
November 8, 2021

Binocular Contrast Summation Preserved in Eye Disease

Add this to your monocular function assessment for more complete data, researchers suggest.
October 25, 2021

Overnight Contact Lens Wearers Exhibit Limbal Vasculature Changes

Anterior segment OCT-A was able to help pinpoint these alterations, study shows.
October 11, 2021

Device Offers Front-to-Back Assessment of Ocular Pathologies

The VX650 combines fundus photography, topography, wavefront aberrometry, tomography, angle assessment, retinal screening and more.
October 5, 2021

OCT-A Aids Wet AMD Diagnosis

Patients treated with anti-VEGF who were identified with the noninvasive imaging method saw meaningful improvements through 12 months, study finds.
September 15, 2021

Symptom Survey Can’t Distinguish Accommodative Insufficiency from Oculomotor Dysfunction

It can be valuable in pointing clinicians toward possible etiologies, but should be paired with objective evaluation.
September 2, 2021

OCT Top Diagnostic Test in nAMD

Be aware of the lack of clinical utility when it comes to self-reported visual changes in these patients, investigators warn.
August 24, 2021

Increased Reliance on OCT Valuable for nAMD Diagnosis

Routinely conducted visual function tests performed poorly in the detection of new onset, study reports.
August 2, 2021

False Positive Rates May be Overestimates

Some patients tend to press the response button despite not having perceived a stimulus, making this method unreliable, study suggests.
July 21, 2021

New Multi-Step Pterygium Grading System Could Dictate Treatment

Based on slit-lamp imaging, the approach relied on several markers to determine disease severity.
July 19, 2021