1. Influence of Pseudophakic Lens Capsule Opacification on Spectral Domain and Time Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Image Quality

    Influence of Pseudophakic Lens Capsule Opacification on Spectral Domain and Time Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Image Quality

    Purpose : To evaluate the influence of posterior capsule opacification (PCO) on optical coherence tomography (OCT) acquisition of macular retinal thickness (RT) and volume using time domain OCT (TD-OCT) and spectral domain OCT (SD-OCT). Materials and methods : We studied 37 eyes of 31 patients with PCO. Each patient underwent an evaluation with TD-OCT and with SD-OCT before and after Nd:YAG capsulotomy. We recorded RT and retinal volume in the macular area using only good quality images . Results : Best corrected visual acuity improved in all eyes after Nd:YAG capsulotomy, with the degree of improvement ranging from 0.3 ±   0.7 ...

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