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    2. Reflectance and thickness analysis of retinal layers in patients with epiretinal membranes using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography before and after vitrectomy with membrane peeling

      Reflectance and thickness analysis of retinal layers in patients with epiretinal membranes using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography before and after vitrectomy with membrane peeling
      Objective To compare thickness and reflectance of retinal layer findings in patients with idiopathic epiretinal membranes (ERMs), before and after surgery, to normal controls. Design A retrospective study Subjects Patients with ERMs before and after surgery and normal controls. Methods Spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) of eyes with ERMs, before and after surgery, and normal eyes were analyzed for morphologic appearance and using a customized algorithm to measure retinal ...
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    3. Anatomic Localization of Type 1 and Type 2 Macular Neovascularization Using Swept-Source OCT Angiography

      Anatomic Localization of Type 1 and Type 2 Macular Neovascularization Using Swept-Source OCT Angiography
      BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE: Swept-source optical coherence tomography angiography (SS-OCTA) and different boundary-specific segmentation strategies were used to distinguish type 1 macular neovascularization (MNV) from type 2 MNV in eyes with exudative age-related macular degeneration (AMD). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Eyes with exudative AMD were enrolled in a prospective study. Segmentation strategies included a slab from the outer retina (OR) to the choriocapillaris (CC) for the entire MNV, a slab from the ...
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    4. Detecting Glaucoma Progression Using Guided Progression Analysis with Optical Coherence Tomography and Visual Field Assessment in Eyes Classified by International Classification of Disease Severity Codes

      Detecting Glaucoma Progression Using Guided Progression Analysis with Optical Coherence Tomography and Visual Field Assessment in Eyes Classified by International Classification of Disease Severity Codes
      Purpose To compare the detection and rates of progressive retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) and ganglion cell inner plexiform layer (GCIPL) loss with spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SDOCT) and visual field (VF) loss using Guided Progression Analysis (GPA, Carl Zeiss Meditec, Dublin, CA) in glaucomatous eyes classified using International Classification of Disease diagnosis codes (ICD). Design Retrospective cohort study. Participants Glaucoma patients with at least 3 years of follow-up ...
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    5. Attenuation correction assisted automatic segmentation for assessing choroidal thickness and vasculature with swept-source OCT

      Attenuation correction assisted automatic segmentation for assessing choroidal thickness and vasculature with swept-source OCT
      Swept source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) is being used more widely in clinical studies to investigate the choroid due to its deeper penetration under the retinal pigment epithelium and improved image quality compared with spectral domain OCT. However, automatic methods to reliably assess choroidal thickness and vasculature are still limited. This paper reports an approach that applies attenuation correction on SS-OCT structural scans to facilitate accurate automatic segmentation of the ...
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    6. Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography of an Amalric Choroidal Infarction in a Rare Presentation of Giant Cell Arteritis With Bilateral Corneal Edema

      Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography of an Amalric Choroidal Infarction in a Rare Presentation of Giant Cell Arteritis With Bilateral Corneal Edema
      A 73-year-old woman with 2 weeks of progressive painless vision loss was found to have bilateral corneal edema, jaw claudication, and temporal headache. Multimodal imaging revealed an Amalric choroidal infarct in the left eye visualized by widefield indocyanine green angiography and swept-source optical coherence tomography angiography (SS-OCTA). Prompt intravenous corticosteroid treatment resulted in 20/20 vision, and giant cell arteritis (GCA) was confirmed by a temporal artery biopsy. The case ...
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    7. Extensive Macular Atrophy with Pseudodrusen Imaged with OCT Angiography

      Extensive Macular Atrophy with Pseudodrusen Imaged with OCT Angiography
      This report describes the first case of extensive macular atrophy with pseudodrusen (EMAP) imaged with optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA). A 58-year-old Caucasian man presented with decreased central vision in both eyes. Fundus examination showed large areas of macular atrophy centered on the fovea surrounded by diffuse reticular pseudodrusen. Spectral domain OCT (SDOCT) revealed outer retinal and choriocapillaris atrophy. OCTA demonstrated marked absence of choriocapillaris flow. Extensive macular atrophy with ...
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    8. En Face Imaging of Geographic Atrophy Using Different Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography Scan Patterns

      En Face Imaging of Geographic Atrophy Using Different Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography Scan Patterns
      Purpose Different swept source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT) scan patterns were used to image geographic atrophy (GA) to determine if they provided similar area and enlargement measurements in eyes with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Design Prospective, observational case series. Participants Patients with GA secondary to non-exudative AMD Methods Patients were imaged using SS-OCT (PLEX Elite 9000 instrument, Carl Zeiss Meditec, Dublin, CA) with follow-up imaging performed after six months and ...
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    9. Quantitative retinal autofluorescence mapping with multimodal imaging technology

      Quantitative retinal autofluorescence mapping with multimodal imaging technology
      Imaging systems and methods of using the same are provided for monitoring the quantity of fluorescent pigment, for example lipofuscin, in the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) layer of a retina in vivo. Various imaging modalities can be integrated into a single system and excited by a single broadband light source for the monitoring of the fluorescent pigment. The influence of varying optical properties found in the optical path of the ...
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    10. Visualization of Capillary Dropout Emanating From an Optic Disc Pit Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography

      Visualization of Capillary Dropout Emanating From an Optic Disc Pit Using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography
      A 9-year-old, healthy, asymptomatic child presented to our pediatric ophthalmology clinic for evaluation of optic disc anomalies. The patient was noted to have an optic disc pit in the left eye since the patients initial examination at 4 years of age by another pediatric ophthalmologist. Best-corrected visual acuity was 20/30 OS. Optical coherence tomography angiography (AngioVue; OptoVue) was performed and demonstrated full vascularization of the right optic nerve head ...
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    11. Application of Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography to Retinal Disease

      Application of Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography to Retinal Disease
      A little over two years ago, a hot new topic in retinal imaging caught the attention of ophthalmologists around the world. Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA), an innovative, fast, noninvasive, non-dye-based angiographic technique, quickly became a topic of great interest in major conferences and ophthalmology journals. Inquisitive minds applied the OCTA prototypes to understanding diseases such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma. The technologys high resolution and ability to ...
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    12. Long scan depth optical coherence tomography on imaging accommodation: impact of enhanced axial resolution, signal-to-noise ratio and speed

      Long scan depth optical coherence tomography on imaging accommodation: impact of enhanced axial resolution, signal-to-noise ratio and speed
      Background Spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) was a useful tool to study accommodation in human eye, but the maximum image depth is limited due to the decreased signal-to-noise ratio (SNR). In this study, improving optical resolutions, speeds and the SNR were achieved by custom built SD-OCT, and the evaluation of the impact of the improvement during accommodation was investigated. Methods Three systems with different spectrometer designs, including two Charge ...
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    13. Altered birefringence of peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer in multiple sclerosis measured by polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography

      Altered birefringence of peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer in multiple sclerosis measured by polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography
      Background The retina has been used to study the pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis (MS). Peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (pRNFL) thinning has been suggested as an ocular biomarker of neurodegeneration in MS. The goal of this project was to determine the birefringence of the pRNFL by measuring the fiber birefringence using polarization sensitive optical coherence tomography (PS-OCT). Methods Sixty-six MS patients without history of optic neuritis (age: 39.911.0 ...
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    14. Optical coherence tomography for ocular surface and corneal diseases: a review

      Optical coherence tomography for ocular surface and corneal diseases: a review
      The advent of optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging has changed the way ophthalmologists image the ocular surface and anterior segment of the eye. Its ability to obtain dynamic, high and ultra-high resolution, cross-sectional images of the ocular surface and anterior segment in a noninvasive and rapid manner allows for ease of use. In this review, we focus on the use of anterior segment OCT, which provides an optical biopsy or ...
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    University of Miami has more than 15,400 undergraduate and graduate students from around the world that call UM home during the academic semesters. The Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine is the school of medical education at the University of Miami and serves as its major teaching facility, and is one of the largest hospitals in the United States, having more than 1550 beds. Bascom Palmer Eye Institute  is committed to the protection and preservation of the treasured gift of sight. The Institute's full-time faculty of internationally-respected physicians and scientists are skilled in every ophthalmic subspecialty. Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, which serves as the Department of Ophthalmology for the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine in Miami, Florida, is recognized as one of the world's finest and most progressive centers for ophthalmic care, research and education.