TITLE

Anterior segment imaging for glaucoma: OCT or UBM?

AUTHOR(S)
Ishikowa, Hiroshi
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
British Journal of Ophthalmology;Nov2007, Vol. 91 Issue 11, p1420
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article compares ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) and anterior segment optical coherence tomography (ASOCT) used for the imaging of glaucoma. UBM had played the dominant role in objective imaging of the anterior chamber angle until anterior segment optical coherence tomography (ASOCT) was introduced in 2003. ASOCT is a non-contact scanning method that is performed in the sitting position, whereas UBM requires a plastic or silicone eyecup to hold a coupling medium.
ACCESSION #
27527619

 

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