1. Optical coherence tomography angiography as an imaging modality for evaluation of diabetic macular edema

    Optical coherence tomography angiography as an imaging modality for evaluation of diabetic macular edema

    iabetic retinopathy remains a leading cause of blindness worldwide in patients aged 20–64 years. [1] Diabetic macular edema (DME) threating or involving the fovea is a common etiology for vision loss. Traditionally, treatment methods have been guided by contact and non-contact slit lamp biomicroscopy, fluorescein angiography and fundus stereo photography. [1] Fluorescein angiography (FA) is a dynamic, invasive imaging technique first described in 1961 and more thoroughly invested and popularized by Gass in 1967. [2] In principle, this technique uses a series of exciting and barrier filters to visualize fluorescein dye excursion through retinal arterial, capillary, and venous structures ...

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