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Fundus Photos Still Gold Standard in Optic Nerve Hypoplasia

However, MRI did relatively well as an alterative diagnostic tool.
February 21, 2020

Corneal ‘Speckle’ Can Predict Glaucoma

Using OCT, this structural change glaucoma suspects looked a lot more like confirmed patients than like healthy controls.
February 14, 2020

En Face OCT Influences Treatment Decisions

Doctors were more likely to suggest starting a glaucoma regimen based on one particular imaging technique.
February 13, 2020

OCT Cost Effective, Useful Pre-Cataract Surgery

An estimated 64.4% of patients were willing to pay for the extra imaging step.
February 12, 2020

Larger OCT-A Scans Aid in Early Glaucoma Diagnosis

Outer 6x6mm imaging regions showed greater accuracy in detecting mild onset of disease.
February 6, 2020

Buried Drusen Deposited Around, Not On, the Optic Disc

En face and angiographic OCT findings showed demarcation from the optic nerve axons and poor vascular perfusion.
February 6, 2020

Contact Lenses Improve Optic Nerve OCTs

The higher signal strength and increased nerve fiber layer may help doctors better track glaucoma changes.
January 30, 2020

Diagnostic Tool Only Partially Useful in Glaucoma

The ISNT and IST rules were successful when applied to optic disc photography but not SD-OCT.
January 30, 2020

Similar Results from Different Glaucoma Imaging Tech

Researchers say the three devices they tested were roughly equivalent.
January 28, 2020

OCT-A on Par with FA for New Vessel Growth

The noninvasive technique even showed greater sensitivity in some cases.
January 24, 2020