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Optical Coherence Tomography for the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Glaucoma

Optical Coherence Tomography for the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Glaucoma Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/apjoo by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/05/2020 REVIEW ARTICLE Optical Coherence Tomography for the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Glaucoma Ahnul Ha, MD,*† and Ki Ho Park, MD, PhD*† macular parameters has become very important, as the macula Abstract: Since its introduction to the field of ophthalmology, optical contains the highest concentration of RGCs (approximately 50% coherence tomography (OCT) has been markedly improved in terms of 2 of the total number of RGCs on the retina). As such, their loss in imaging protocols, algorithms, and new parameters that have enhanced this area is, at least potentially, more readily detectable than the its utility for the diagnosis and assessment of glaucoma progression. loss of pRNFL. In this review, we examine the clinical utility of OCT in the diagnosis Spectral-domain OCT is rapidly evolving, offering faster of glaucoma and monitoring of its progression, and emphasize the scanning speed, 3-dimensional (3D) image acquisition patterns technological advances that facilitate both glaucoma research and the as well as reproducible registration and advanced segmentation formulation of clinical management strategies. algorithms. Such SD-OCT instruments are commercially available from a number of manufacturers. The resolutions, Key Words: diagnosis, disease management, glaucoma, optical scan acquisition rates and measurements of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Asia-Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology Wolters Kluwer Health

Optical Coherence Tomography for the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Glaucoma

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Wolters Kluwer Health
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2162-0989
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2475-5028
DOI
10.22608/APO.201902
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Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/apjoo by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/05/2020 REVIEW ARTICLE Optical Coherence Tomography for the Diagnosis and Monitoring of Glaucoma Ahnul Ha, MD,*† and Ki Ho Park, MD, PhD*† macular parameters has become very important, as the macula Abstract: Since its introduction to the field of ophthalmology, optical contains the highest concentration of RGCs (approximately 50% coherence tomography (OCT) has been markedly improved in terms of 2 of the total number of RGCs on the retina). As such, their loss in imaging protocols, algorithms, and new parameters that have enhanced this area is, at least potentially, more readily detectable than the its utility for the diagnosis and assessment of glaucoma progression. loss of pRNFL. In this review, we examine the clinical utility of OCT in the diagnosis Spectral-domain OCT is rapidly evolving, offering faster of glaucoma and monitoring of its progression, and emphasize the scanning speed, 3-dimensional (3D) image acquisition patterns technological advances that facilitate both glaucoma research and the as well as reproducible registration and advanced segmentation formulation of clinical management strategies. algorithms. Such SD-OCT instruments are commercially available from a number of manufacturers. The resolutions, Key Words: diagnosis, disease management, glaucoma, optical scan acquisition rates and measurements of

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The Asia-Pacific Journal of OphthalmologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Mar 1, 2019

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