TITLE

New OCT device can detect glaucoma risk

PUB. DATE
July 2008
SOURCE
Ophthalmology Times;7/15/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 14, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the ability of a high-resolution imaging instrument to detect subtle changes in vivo in the anterior chamber of the eye to help identify patients at risk for glaucoma decaded before the disease does irreversible damage. The instrument was developed by scientists at Duke University Medical Center. According to the researchers, the high-speed advance in optical coherence tomography may help prevent narrow-angle glaucoma.
ACCESSION #
33767092

 

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