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    2. Quantification of choriocapillaris with OCTA: a comparison study

      Quantification of choriocapillaris with OCTA: a comparison study
      Purpose To demonstrate the variation in quantitative choriocapillaris (CC) metrics with various binarization approaches using optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA). Design Retrospective, observational, cross-sectional case series. Methods 3x3 mm and 6x6 mm macular OCTA scans were obtained from normal eyes and from eyes with drusen secondary to AMD. The CC slab was extracted and the CC flow deficits (FDs) were segmented with two previously published algorithms: fuzzy C-means approach (FCM ...
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    3. Identification of Retinal Biomarkers in Alzheimer’s Disease Using Optical Coherence Tomography: Recent Insights, Challenges, and Opportunities

      Identification of Retinal Biomarkers in Alzheimer’s Disease Using Optical Coherence Tomography: Recent Insights, Challenges, and Opportunities
      This review will highlight recent insights into measuring retinal structure in Alzheimers disease (AD). A growing body of evidence indicates that disturbances in retinal blood flow and structure are related to cognitive function, which can severely impair vision. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an optical imaging technology that may allow researchers and physicians to gain deeper insights into retinal morphology and clarify the impact of AD on retinal health and ...
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    4. Quantification of Ciliary Muscle Function through Morphological Analysis of Optical Coherence Tomography Images (Thesis)

      Quantification of Ciliary Muscle Function through Morphological Analysis of Optical Coherence Tomography Images (Thesis)
      s we grow older, we lose our ability to accommodate, or focus from far to near, in a condition called presbyopia. Presbyopia is an issue in our everyday life, complicating routine tasks such as using smartphones or reading street signs while driving. To develop effective therapies to treat presbyopia, we need to understand the changes in the eye that occur with age. We need to be able to observe the ...
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    5. Off-axis optical coherence tomography imaging of the crystalline lens to reconstruct the gradient refractive index using optical methods

      Off-axis optical coherence tomography imaging of the crystalline lens to reconstruct the gradient refractive index using optical methods
      Earlier studies have shown that the gradient index of refraction (GRIN) of the crystalline lens can be reconstructed in vitro using Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) images. However, the methodology cannot be extended in vivo because it requires accurate measurements of the external geometry of the lens. Specifically, the posterior surface is measured by flipping the lens so that the posterior lens surface faces the OCT beam, a method that cannot ...
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    6. Automatic Segmentation of Corneal Microlayers on Optical Coherence Tomography Images

      Automatic Segmentation of Corneal Microlayers on Optical Coherence Tomography Images
      Purpose : To propose automatic segmentation algorithm (AUS) for corneal microlayers on optical coherence tomography (OCT) images. Methods : Eighty-two corneal OCT scans were obtained from 45 patients with normal and abnormal corneas. Three testing data sets totaling 75 OCT images were randomly selected. Initially, corneal epithelium and endothelium microlayers are estimated using a corneal mask and locally refined to obtain final segmentation. Flat-epithelium and flat-endothelium images are obtained and vertically projected ...
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    7. The use of high resolution anterior segment optical coherence tomography for the characterization of conjunctival lymphoma, conjunctival amyloidosis and benign reactive lymphoid hyperplasia

      The use of high resolution anterior segment optical coherence tomography for the characterization of conjunctival lymphoma, conjunctival amyloidosis and benign reactive lymphoid hyperplasia
      ...ents with biopsy proven conjunctival lymphoma, conjunctival amyloidosis and BRLH between 2012 and 2019 at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Patients were excluded if HR-OCT imaging was not performed on initial presentatio...
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    8. The Bruno Lumbroso Lecture at the 7th International Congress on OCT Angiography, Rome, December 13 and 14, 2019

      The Bruno Lumbroso Lecture at the 7th International Congress on OCT Angiography, Rome, December 13 and 14, 2019
      Dear Colleagues, As you know, the International Congress on OCT Angiography, En Face OCT and Advances in OCT that Professor Bruno Lumbroso initiated few years ago will be in its 7th Year this December 2019 in Rome. Certainly, this global Congress has become one of the most successful, most-attended, and most educational meetings in the field of retinal imaging. Every December during the past six years, more than 1,000 ...
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    9. Two-Year Risk of Exudation in Eyes with Non-Exudative AMD and Subclinical Neovascularization Detected with Swept Source OCT Angiography

      Two-Year Risk of Exudation in Eyes with Non-Exudative AMD and Subclinical Neovascularization Detected with Swept Source OCT Angiography
      Purpose Swept source optical coherence tomography angiography (SS-OCTA) was used to study the prevalence, incidence, and natural history of subclinical macular neovascularization (MNV) in eyes with unilateral non-exudative age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Design Prospective cohort study. Methods Patients were imaged using 3x3 mm and 6x6 mm SS-OCTA scan patterns. MNV was detected using the outer retina to choriocapillaris en face slab. Prevalence and incidence of subclinical MNV, Kaplan-Meier cumulative estimates ...
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    10. Pars plana vitrectomy with intraoperative optical coherence tomography for sub-internal limiting membrane fibrosis excision in a child with Terson syndrome: Surgical and pathological correlation

      Pars plana vitrectomy with intraoperative optical coherence tomography for sub-internal limiting membrane fibrosis excision in a child with Terson syndrome: Surgical and pathological correlation
      Purpose To report the intraoperative optical coherence tomography (OCT)-guided surgery of a consolidated sub-internal limiting membrane (ILM) hemorrhage that developed into a sub-ILM fibrotic membrane in a child with a history of Terson syndrome. Observations A one year-old boy with a history of Terson syndrome due to a motor vehicle accident presented three months after trauma with a white feather-shaped membrane in the left macula. Preoperative OCT showed a ...
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    11. Use of High-Resolution Optical Coherence Tomography in the Surgical Management of Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia: A Pilot Study

      Use of High-Resolution Optical Coherence Tomography in the Surgical Management of Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia: A Pilot Study
      Purpose To evaluate whether high-resolution optical coherence tomography (HR-OCT) can detect histologic tumor margins of ocular surface squamous neoplasia (OSSN). Methods Eight eyes of 8 patients with OSSN undergoing excision were studied prospectively. Immediately before surgery, the tumor was imaged using a commercially available HR-OCT (Bioptigen/Leica Microsystems, Buffalo Grove, IL) to identify the conjunctival margins of the neoplastic lesion. The tumor borders of the lesion determined by HR-OCT were ...
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    12. Evaluation of endothelial/Descemet membrane complex of eye bank donor corneas using enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography

      Evaluation of endothelial/Descemet membrane complex of eye bank donor corneas using enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography
      ...ttaleb,2 Mohamed Abou Shousha1 1Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA; 2Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of M...
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    13. Appearance of Polypoidal Lesions in Patients With Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy Using Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomographic Angiography

      Appearance of Polypoidal Lesions in Patients With Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy Using Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomographic Angiography
      Importance Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) is a major cause of visual loss worldwide, particularly in Asia, and the appropriate understanding of the structures in PCV previously described as polypoidal lesions is important for understanding their pathogenesis, diagnosis, and prognosis. Objective To report the morphologic characteristics of polypoidal lesions and their association with branching vascular networks (BVNs) in eyes with PCV using swept-source optical coherence tomographic angiography (SS-OCTA). Design, Setting, and ...
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    14. Optical Coherence Tomography in Evaluation of Glomus Tumors: A Report of Three Cases

      Optical Coherence Tomography in Evaluation of Glomus Tumors: A Report of Three Cases
      Glomus tumors are painful, benign perivascular neoplasms of the glomus body affecting the nail apparatus. Although diagnosis can be made clinically using Love's and Hildreth's tests, imaging is required to distinguish glomus tumors from other subungual vascular lesions. Clinical diagnosis is complicated when the nail has no visible abnormalities. 1 Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the modality of choice for imaging but requires a dedicated small part coil ...
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    15. Evaluation of positive patch test reactions using optical coherence tomography: A pilot study

      Evaluation of positive patch test reactions using optical coherence tomography: A pilot study
      Introduction Patch testing is the gold standard for evaluating allergic contact dermatitis (ACD), yet current interpretation methods are limited by their subjectivity and possible variability between observers. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging enables noninvasive in vivo skin visualization and holds promise as an objective method of patch test interpretation. Objective To evaluate the micromorphological changes of patch test reactions and identify objective, quantitative OCT markers that correlate with clinically graded ...
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    University of Miami

    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.