TITLE

OCT devices increasingly finding use outside retinal practice

AUTHOR(S)
Bechtel, Bryan
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;5/25/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article deals with the growing functionality of optical coherence tomography (OCT) as a result of further enhancements in OCT hardware and software. OCT has been adopted by glaucoma specialists due to its potential to quantify optic nerve changes over time. Alexander C. Walsh of the Doheny Eye Institute expects OCT technology to dominate the future of the clinical exam. It notes the potential of OCT's evolution from time-domain to spectral-domain to improve the usefulness of imaging in glaucoma care.
ACCESSION #
50503264

 

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