1. Examination of Gland Dropout Detected on Infrared Meibography by Using Optical Coherence Tomography Meibography

    Examination of Gland Dropout Detected on Infrared Meibography by Using Optical Coherence Tomography Meibography

    Purpose To elucidate the anatomic details of gland dropout detected on two-dimensional infrared (IR) meibography in cases of dry eye associated with meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) by using three-dimensional optical coherence tomography (OCT) meibography. Methods In this cross-sectional, observational case series, we enrolled gland dropout detected on IR meibography; the condition was then examined using a real-time swept-source OCT system. Accordingly, a series of 500 raster B-scan OCT images, with the gland dropout site (observed on IR imaging) at the center, were obtained and rendered as three-dimensional volume images. The OCT images were classified based on the anatomic details, including ...

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