1. Handheld optical coherence tomography removes barriers to imaging the eyes of young children

    Handheld optical coherence tomography removes barriers to imaging the eyes of young children

    Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has revolutionised the clinical practice of ophthalmology. Its use has become widespread across most major branches of ophthalmology, including medical retina, surgical retina, glaucoma, neuro-ophthalmology, uveitis, cornea, anterior segment and refractive surgery, primary care ophthalmology and ocular oncology. However, conventional table-mounted OCT devices are not designed for infants and young children, who have previously been deprived of this technology and its many clinical benefits. Furthermore, many research studies using table-mounted OCT devices have previously excluded infants and young children. Nicholson et al. [ 1 ] successfully used handheld spectral-domain OCT in a cohort of children with Down syndrome ...

    Read Full Article

    Login to comment.

  1. Categories

    1. Applications:

      Art, Cardiology, Dentistry, Dermatology, Developmental Biology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Microscopy, NDE/NDT, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Other Non-Medical, Otolaryngology, Pulmonology, Urology
    2. Business News:

      Acquisition, Clinical Trials, Funding, Other Business News, Partnership, Patents
    3. Technology:

      Broadband Sources, Probes, Tunable Sources
    4. Miscellaneous:

      Jobs & Studentships, Student Theses, Textbooks
  2. Topics Mentioned

  3. Authors