1. Detection of New-Onset Choroidal Neovascularization Using Optical Coherence Tomography: The Amd Doc Study

    Detection of New-Onset Choroidal Neovascularization Using Optical Coherence Tomography: The Amd Doc Study

    Purpose To determine the sensitivity of time domain optical coherence tomography (OCT) in detecting conversion to neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in eyes at high risk for choroidal neovascularization (CNV), compared with detection using fluorescein angiography (FA) as the gold standard. Design Prospective, multicenter, observational study. Participants Individuals aged ≥50 years with nonneovascular AMD at high risk of progressing to CNV in the study eye and evidence of neovascular AMD in the fellow eye. Methods At study entry and every 3 months through 2 years, participants underwent best-corrected visual acuity, supervised Amsler grid testing, preferential hyperacuity perimetry (PHP) testing, stereoscopic ...

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