1. Swept-Source OCT Visualization of Macular Hole Closure in Gas-Filled Eyes

    Swept-Source OCT Visualization of Macular Hole Closure in Gas-Filled Eyes

    BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To assess the utility of swept-source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) in visualizing macular hole (MH) closure through gas-filled eyes on postoperative day (POD) 1 using a dual scanning protocol. PATIENTS AND METHODS: We examined 30 consecutive patients with full-thickness MH who underwent standard vitrectomy with SF6 (25%) gas tamponade between July 2015 and April 2016. SS-OCT imaging was performed using horizontal raster and 16-line radial scans with manual delicate focusing to evaluate MH closure status. RESULTS: On POD1, optically clear images with visualization of all retinal layers at the fovea were obtained in 80% of eyes, of ...

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