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    2. Agreement of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Defect Location Between Red-Free Fundus Photography and Cirrus HD-OCT Maps

      Agreement of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Defect Location Between Red-Free Fundus Photography and Cirrus HD-OCT Maps

      Purpose : To investigate the agreement of angular locations of retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) defect margins in glaucomatous eyes by using red-free fundus photographs and Cirrus high-definition optical coherence tomography (OCT) RNFL deviation and thickness maps. Methods : We examined 380 RNFL defects that showed clear margins in red-free fundus photographs. The OCT deviation and thickness maps were overlaid on the corresponding red-free fundus photographs. A reference line was drawn between the disc center and the macular center. Lines were also drawn between the optic disc center and the point where the RNFL defect margins crossed the OCT scan circle. The ...

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    3. Spectral domain optical coherence tomography in children: normative data and biometric correlations

      Spectral domain optical coherence tomography in children: normative data and biometric correlations

      Background This study aims at reporting normative values of retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) and macular parameters in children using spectral domain optical coherence tomography (OCT) and to perform correlations with age, refractive error and axial length. Methods This was an observational cross-sectional study recruiting 113 healthy children aged 6 to 17 years with no ocular abnormality except refractive error. After a comprehensive eye examination and axial length measurement, RNFL and macular thickness measurements were performed using the Cirrus OCT machine. Main outcome measures were macular volume, macular thickness and RNFL thickness values as well as their correlations with age ...

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    4. Intra-operative OCT devices for ophthalmic use: an overview

      Intra-operative OCT devices for ophthalmic use: an overview

      It is feasible to bring the currently most used examination method in ophthalmology, optical coherence tomography (OCT), into ophthalmic surgery to enhance information and control for the surgeon and increase outcome for the patient. In this overview, the currently commercially available OCT devices intending intra-operative OCT imaging are described. Further experience with these systems might not only aid in solving current problems but also open our minds to detect processes so far unknown and help answer questions so far unaddressed.

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    5. Vitreous Hyper-Reflective Dots in Optical Coherence Tomography and Cystoid Macular Edema after Uneventful Phacoemulsification Surgery

      Vitreous Hyper-Reflective Dots in Optical Coherence Tomography and Cystoid Macular Edema after Uneventful Phacoemulsification Surgery

      Purpose To report the observation of hyper-reflective dots in the vitreous cavity using spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) after uneventful phacoemulsification cataract surgery and to investigate their association with cystoid macular edema (CME). Materials and Methods Medical records of consecutive Asian patients who had no preoperative retinopathy and underwent uneventful phacoemulsification cataract surgery from March 2012 through February 2013 were reviewed. SD-OCTs were performed before, 1 week, and 1 month after surgery. The number of vitreous hyper-reflective dots (VHDs) was counted in 5 OCT images of high-definition 5-line raster scans. The development of CME was assessed using postoperative 1-month ...

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    6. Structure-Function Correlations in Glaucoma Using Matrix and Standard Automated Perimetry Versus Time Domain and Spectral Domain OCT devices

      Structure-Function Correlations in Glaucoma Using Matrix and Standard Automated Perimetry Versus Time Domain and Spectral Domain OCT devices

      Purpose: To examine the structure-function relationship between two perimetric tests, the Frequency-Doubling Technology (FDT) Matrix and Standard Automated Perimetry (SAP), and two Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) devices (Time-Domain and Spectral-Domain). Methods: This cross-sectional study included 97 eyes from 29 healthy individuals and 68 individuals with early, moderate, or advanced primary open-angle glaucoma. The correlations between overall and sectorial parameters of retinal nerve fiber layer thickness (RNFL) measured with Stratus and Spectralis OCT and the visual field sensitivity obtained with FDT Matrix and SAP were assessed. The relationship was also evaluated using a previously described linear model. Results: The correlation coefficients ...

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    7. Optic nerve head assesment: comparison of Cirrus optic coherence tomography and Heidelberg Retinal Tomograph 3

      Optic nerve head assesment: comparison of Cirrus optic coherence tomography and Heidelberg Retinal Tomograph 3

      Background The purpose of this study was to analyze the relationship between Optic Nerve Head (ONH) parameters measured by spectral domain optical coherence tomography and confocal scanning laser ophthalmoscope. Design Prospective, cross-sectional study. Hospital setting. Participants One hundred seventy-three subjects (85 glaucoma and 88 normal subjects). Methods One eye from each individual was selected randomly for ONH imaging by the spectral domain Cirrus OCT and Heidelberg Retinal Tomograph 3 (HRT3). Main Outcome Measures Four ONH parameters that are measured by both technologies (average cup to disc ratio (CDR), rim area, disc area and cup volume) were analyzed and compared for ...

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    8. Correlation between Optic Nerve Parameters Obtained Using 3D Nonmydriatic Retinal Camera and Optical Coherence Tomography: Interobserver Agreement on the Disc Damage Likelihood Scale

      Correlation between Optic Nerve Parameters Obtained Using 3D Nonmydriatic Retinal Camera and Optical Coherence Tomography: Interobserver Agreement on the Disc Damage Likelihood Scale

      Purpose . To compare stereometric parameters obtained by three-dimensional (3D) optic disc photography and optical coherence tomography (OCT) and assess interobserver agreement on the disc damage likelihood scale (DDLS). Methods . This retrospective study included 190 eyes from 190 patients classified as normal, glaucoma suspect, or glaucomatous. Residents at different levels of training completed the DDLS for each patient before and after attending a training module. 3D optic disc photography and OCT were performed on each eye, and correlations between the DDLS and various parameters obtained by each device were calculated. Results . We found moderate agreement (weighted kappa value, 0.59 ± 0 ...

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    9. Staging Glaucoma Using Stratus OCT in a U.S. Veteran Population

      Staging Glaucoma Using Stratus OCT in a U.S. Veteran Population

      Purpose: This study examines the ability of time domain optical coherence tomography (Stratus OCT) of the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) to discriminate between normal patients and patients with three stages of glaucomatous vision loss in a US veteran population. Methods: A review of consecutive patients who underwent automated perimetry and Stratus OCT Fast RNFL scanning within a 6-month period was conducted. Patients with nonglaucomatous ocular disease that might affect the RNFL or perimetry results were excluded. Glaucomatous eyes were staged using the Hodapp-Parrish-Anderson grading system. Average, quadrant, and individual clock hour RNFL thicknesses and normative results between all groups ...

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    10. Reproducibility of Peripapillary Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness Measured by Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography in Pseudophakic Eyes

      Reproducibility of Peripapillary Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness Measured by Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography in Pseudophakic Eyes

      Purpose To assess the reproducibility of circumpapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (cpRNFL) thickness measurement (measurement agreement) and its color-coded classification (classification agreement) by Cirrus spectral domain optical coherence tomography (OCT) in pseudophakic eyes. Methods Two-hundred five participants having glaucoma or glaucoma suspected eyes underwent two repeated Cirrus OCT scans to measure cpRNFL thickness (optic disc cube 200 × 200). After classifying participants into three different groups according to their lens status (clear media, cataract, and pseudophakic), values of intra-class coefficient (ICC), coefficient of variance, and test-retest variability were compared between groups for average retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thicknesses and that ...

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    11. Method For The Reliable Determination Of The Axial Length Of An Eye

      Method For The Reliable Determination Of The Axial Length Of An Eye

      The present invention relates to a method for determining the axial length of an eye by means of optical coherence tomography (OCT), in which the alignment of the measuring instrument to the eye is monitored for all one-dimensional or two-dimensional scans so as to be able to guarantee a reliable determination of the axial length of the eye. In the method according to the invention, B-scans are carried out following alignment of the visual axis of the eye to the main measuring axis of the measuring instrument, from which scans the retinal tissue structures are detected in order to determine ...

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    12. NinePoint Medical Completes $34 Million Series B Financing to Expand Commercialization of its Breakthrough NvisionVLE™ Imaging System

      NinePoint Medical Completes $34 Million Series B Financing to Expand Commercialization of its Breakthrough NvisionVLE™ Imaging System
      ...anding the expertise on the board of directors, Mr. Miller has previously held senior positions with Siemens, Carl Zeiss, Analogic Corporation and LightLab Imaging, and brings a wealth of international operating experien...
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  2. About Carl Zeiss Meditec

    Carl Zeiss Meditec

    Carl Zeiss Meditec.  Ophthalmology Systems.  Carl Zeiss Meditec is an integrated medical technology company with two main areas of business activity.  In the field of ophthalmology we offer complete solutions for treating the four main eye ailments: vision defects (refraction), cataract, glaucoma and retinal disorders. Our products support doctors and patients to diagnose and treat these ailments efficiently and precisely, thus giving both of them clear benefits, not least by offering them a comprehensive disease management solution. The acquisition of Carl Zeiss Surgical has strengthened our leading market and competitive position for devices and systems in ophthalmic surgery.  Furthermore, we have secured an outstanding starting position in the growth market of neuro/ENT surgery. As the world‘s leading provider of surgical microscopes and visualisation solutions for these treatments, we will further expand our footprint in this area through organic growth and strategic expansion into adjacent market segments. In doing so, we want to develop into a solution provider in this area as well.  Carl Zeiss Meditec's medical technology portfolio is rounded off by innovative and promising future technologies such as intraoperative radiation therapy, which allows the targeted treatment of breast cancer and brain cancer during the operation stage itself.

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    1. I have come to rely on the Carl Zeiss Meditec brand for consistent and reliable technologies that are at the forefront of innovation and patient care.
      Ike K. Ahmed in Carl Zeiss Meditec Introduces New Suite of Ophthalmic Innovations
    2. Mr Taylor has been instrumental in making Meditec one of the leading companies in the field of ophthalmology in the past few years. My sincere thanks are due to him for his effort and dedication. I am pleased that Mr Taylor will continue to support us in the role of independent consultant and that we will be able to draw on his experience in future. Furthermore, I am convinced that we are ideally set with our current team to accelerate the proposed realisation of growth potential of Carl Zeiss Meditec.
      Michael Kaschke in Carl Zeiss Meditec reorganises management of its strategic business units
    3. Carl Zeiss Meditec received the highest overall Frost & Sullivan Competitive Metrics Score in the recently completed Strategic Analysis of Optical Imaging Technologies in U.S. Clinical Diagnostics Markets.
      In Frost & Sullivan Lauds Carl Zeiss Meditec for Dominating the OCT Market for Ophthalmic Applications