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OCT-A Useful in Diagnosing Parkinson’s But Not Tremor

The technology was able to detect neuroretinal thinning in both diseases.
June 3, 2022

Standard Color Vision Test Has Low Sensitivity

The screening tool only caught 50% of cases in a recent study. Adding genotyping to the workup doubled the number of cases identified.
February 10, 2022

Cross-Sectional OCT-A Improves Diagnostic Accuracy for Macular Neovascularization

This evaluation tool shows high sensitivity and specificity compared with en face imaging.
February 2, 2022

OCT-A Improves Visualization of Inflammatory CNV

This imaging modality can help detect and monitor the condition, study finds.
January 31, 2022

Automated Screening Devices Fall Short in Hyperopia

A study of preschool-aged children found that this method may miss significant cases or increase the rate of false positives.
December 27, 2021

Refractive Error Distorts OCT Measurements

Eyes with high myopia or hyperopia sometimes yield inaccurate RNFL measurements, leading to potential misdiagnosis of glaucoma.
November 8, 2021

Binocular Contrast Summation Preserved in Eye Disease

Add this to your monocular function assessment for more complete data, researchers suggest.
October 25, 2021

Overnight Contact Lens Wearers Exhibit Limbal Vasculature Changes

Anterior segment OCT-A was able to help pinpoint these alterations, study shows.
October 11, 2021

Device Offers Front-to-Back Assessment of Ocular Pathologies

The VX650 combines fundus photography, topography, wavefront aberrometry, tomography, angle assessment, retinal screening and more.
October 5, 2021

OCT-A Aids Wet AMD Diagnosis

Patients treated with anti-VEGF who were identified with the noninvasive imaging method saw meaningful improvements through 12 months, study finds.
September 15, 2021