1. DISCOVER study shows feasibility, usefulness of intraoperative OCT

    DISCOVER study shows feasibility, usefulness of intraoperative OCT

    According to 3-year results of the DISCOVER study, microscope-integrated intraoperative OCT during ophthalmic surgery is feasible and useful as it relates to surgical decision-making. The large-scale study enrolled 837 eyes, of which 244 eyes were enrolled in the anterior segment arm and 593 eyes were enrolled in the posterior segment arm. In 216 patients in the anterior segment arm, intraoperative OCT provided valuable feedback, most frequently when evaluating the graft-host apposition and when assessing the extent of interface fluid in Descemet’s stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty and Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty. In 106 patients, the information resulted in changes ...

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