OCT: What’s Under the Hood?

This essential guide will help you understand the technology and how it supports clinical practice.

Macular Cube Scans Pick Up More Nonglaucomatous Macular Pathology than GCA

Compared to the counterpart technology, this type of imaging may provide more preventative benefits.

Large Study Describes 10 Factors Associated With Abnormal Pupil Size

Wide-ranging characteristics—most involving age, medication use, refractive status and systemic health—were shown to have an influence.

OCT Scans Useful in Grading Posterior Segment Inflammation

The findings also revealed that vitreous cell density is correlated with inflammation clinical grading.

VR Meets VF

The newest consumer technology stands ready to reinvent one of our oldest clinical tests.

OCT-A Useful in Diagnosing Parkinson’s But Not Tremor

The technology was able to detect neuroretinal thinning in both diseases.

Debating the Value of Diagnostic Tests

Four seasoned pros have a freewheeling conversation about whether or not several tried-and-true tools and concepts have run their course and should be modified or replaced.

Standard Color Vision Test Has Low Sensitivity

The screening tool only caught 50% of cases in a recent study. Adding genotyping to the workup doubled the number of cases identified.

Cross-Sectional OCT-A Improves Diagnostic Accuracy for Macular Neovascularization

This evaluation tool shows high sensitivity and specificity compared with en face imaging.

OCT-A Improves Visualization of Inflammatory CNV

This imaging modality can help detect and monitor the condition, study finds.

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November 11-13, 2022

New Technologies & Treatments in Eye Care—Orlando
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West Coast Optometric Glaucoma Symposium
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Retina Update 2022
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