1. Pediatric Optical Coherence Tomography in Clinical Practice—Recent Progres

    Pediatric Optical Coherence Tomography in Clinical Practice—Recent Progres

    Purpose : Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has revolutionized the diagnosis and management of adult retinal and optic nerve disease. Children were deprived of this technology until the recent development of handheld spectral-domain OCT (HH-SDOCT). In this article, we review the applications of OCT imaging in pediatric ophthalmology. Methods : This study was a review of the literature. Results : The acquisition and interpretation of pediatric tomograms differ significantly from those for adults, with adjustments needed to account for the shorter axial lengths, higher refractive errors, and ongoing retinal and optic nerve development in the pediatric eye. Handheld SDOCT is increasingly being used as ...

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