Sunday February 18th 2018

Optical Coherence Tomography for the Neurologist

Semin Neurol 2015; 35: 564-577DOI: 10.1055/s-0035-1563579Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a relatively new technology that is now routinely and very widely used by ophthalmologists for structural documentation of the optic nerve and retina. In neuro-ophthalmology and neurology, the value of OCT is ever expanding; its role in an increasing number of conditions is being reported in parallel with the advances of the technology. Currently, as a clinical tool, OCT is particularly useful for the structural measurement of peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness, optic nerve head volumetric analysis, and macular anatomy. Optic neuropathies of varied etiology (particularly from multiple sclerosis) may be the most common clinical indications for neurologists to obtain OCT imaging. Doc…

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