1. How OCT innovations changing glaucoma care

    How OCT innovations changing glaucoma care

    Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is swiftly improving the diagnosis of glaucoma, according to Joel S. Schuman, MD, who helped invent the technology. “It’s the most rapidly adopted ophthalmic technology in history,” said Dr. Schuman, professor and chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, NYU Langone Medical Center, NY. Related: Launch of Retina World Congress unites global thought-leaders Already, OCT studies have yielded key insights into the relationships of retinal nerve fiber layer thinning and vessel density to visual field loss, Dr. Schuman said. Delivering the Drs. Henry and Frederick Sutro Memorial Lecture at the 6th Annual Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum, Dr ...

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    1. It's the most rapidly adopted ophthalmic technology in history.
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