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    2. OCT Technology: Will We Be “Swept” Away?

      OCT Technology: Will We Be “Swept” Away?
      A look at the differences between spectral-domain and swept-source OCT, and the potential clinical benefits of swept-source. As is sometimes the case with technology, just when we get comfortable using a device and begin to understand its secrets, limitations and how to best put it to use in our practices, a shiny new instrument arrives and demands our attention. Though this imaging modality has been around for some time, swept-source ...
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    3. Optical coherence tomography angiography artifacts in retinal pigment epithelial detachment

      Optical coherence tomography angiography artifacts in retinal pigment epithelial detachment
      Objective To describe optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) reflectance artifacts secondary to retinal pigment epithelial detachment (RPED). Design Retrospective review. Methods Four eyes from 4 subjects were included. Three presented with RPED and 1 eye was a normal control. Two eyes diagnosed with RPED and the normal eye were evaluated using en face OCTA centred at the fovea acquired using the RTVue XR Avanti (Optovue Inc). In the third eye ...
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    4. Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography in Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy

      Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography in Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
      Background: Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) has demonstrated good utility in qualitative analysis of retinal and choroidal vasculature and therefore may be relevant in the diagnostic and treatment efforts surrounding nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION). Methods: Retrospective, cross-sectional study of 10 eyes of 9 patients with a previous or new diagnosis of NAION that received imaging with OCTA between November 2015 and February 2016. Two independent readers qualitatively analyzed ...
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    5. Vitreomacular Hyaloid Attachment: A Normal Optical Coherence Tomography Finding

      Vitreomacular Hyaloid Attachment: A Normal Optical Coherence Tomography Finding
      Dear Editor, We would like to comment on the excellent article by Sahni, Stanga, Wong, and Harding [1]. In their paper, a number of descriptive terms for optical coherence tomography (OCT) analysis are defined in age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients with subfoveal choroidal neovascularization undergoing treatment with photodynamic therapy. One term, vitreomacular hyaloid attachment (VMHA), was used to refer to incomplete separation of the posterior hyaloid with attachment at the ...
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    6. OCT angiography offers dual advantage of imaging structure, blood flow

      OCT angiography offers dual advantage of imaging structure, blood flow
      tate-of-the-art of optical coherence tomography angiography in 2017 is for diagnosis and management of neovascularization, according to a speaker here. Its a single device, two modalities, Jay S. Duker, MD , said at Retina 2017. And once you get over the initial cost of buying OCTA, theres really not a lot of added cost. Its a few seconds of chair time per eye. Jay S. Duker OCT angiography allows clinicians to ...
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    7. Waheed gives four steps for detecting CNV with OCT angiography

      Waheed gives four steps for detecting CNV with OCT angiography
      Even though fluorescein angiography plus high-resolution optical coherence tomography is the gold standard for detecting neovascularization, OCT angiography does a better job than FA in some situations, Nadia K. Waheed , MD, said at Retina 2017. However, interpreting the OCT angiography findings can be time consuming, with the reader needing sometimes to scroll through entire data sets. In cases of suspected choroidal neovascularization, Waheed offered guidance to help OCT angiography users ...
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    8. Corneal thickness of eyes of healthy goats, sheep, and alpacas manually measured by use of a portable spectral-domain optical coherence tomography device

      Corneal thickness of eyes of healthy goats, sheep, and alpacas manually measured by use of a portable spectral-domain optical coherence tomography device
      OBJECTIVE To determine corneal thickness of eyes of healthy goats, sheep, and alpacas by use of a portable spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) device and evaluate intraoperator reliability for measurements. ANIMALS 11 female goats, 10 female sheep, and 11 (4 males and 7 females) alpacas. PROCEDURES Each animal was sedated, and gentle manual restraint was used to ensure proper positioning of the head and globe. Corneal pachymetry was performed (in ...
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    9. OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHY AFTER PHOTOCOAGULATION OF TYPE 2 NEOVASCULARIZATION

      OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY ANGIOGRAPHY AFTER PHOTOCOAGULATION OF TYPE 2 NEOVASCULARIZATION
      Purpose: To illustrate errors in the automated segmentation image analysis of optical coherence tomography angiography after laser photocoagulation therapy for Type 2 neovascularization. Methods: This case report describes a patient with extrafoveal Type 2 neovascularization treated with argon laser photocoagulation evaluated before and after treatment by optical coherence tomography angiography. Results: Disrupted retinal layers after laser photocoagulation therapy lead to segmentation errors. Conclusion: Images of optical coherence tomography angiography are ...
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    10. Comparison of Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography and Fluorescein Angiography for the Identification of Retinal Vascular Changes in Eyes With Diabetic Macular Edema

      Comparison of Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography and Fluorescein Angiography for the Identification of Retinal Vascular Changes in Eyes With Diabetic Macular Edema
      BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: To compare the visualization of microaneurysms (MA) and the foveal avascular zone (FAZ) area using optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) versus fluorescein angiography (FA) in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Patients were prospectively recruited for same-day imaging on spectral-domain OCTA and FA. OCTA images were automatically segmented into superficial (sOCTA) and deep (dOCTA) capillary plexuses. The number of visible MAs and the FAZ ...
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    11. OCT - catching macular degeneration before vision loss

      OCT - catching macular degeneration before vision loss
      Growing old leads to a growing number of health problems, including those that challenge our ability to see. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a disease that -- until recently -- robbed the elderly of the ability to read, drive and see the faces of their loved ones. Thanks to the invention of OCT, doctors can catch the disease before vision is lost. And with the aid of new drugs, AMD can be ...
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    Tufts University

    Tufts University is one of the premier universities in the United States. Tufts enjoys a global reputation for academic excellence and for preparing students as leaders in a wide range of professions.

    Tufts University School of Medicine is one of the eight schools that comprise Tufts University.   The New England Eye Center is a local, national and international referral and consultation facility, providing the most current and comprehensive services in tertiary care ophthalmology. It is a complete clinical and technical center for the testing and treatment of all types of eye diseases and visual problems. Our staff ophthalmologists hold teaching appointments at Tufts University School of Medicine. The New England Eye Center is part of Tufts Medical Center, a major academic medical center in downtown Boston, Massachusetts. Tufts Medical Center offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care for adults and children.