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Abstract

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive method used to evaluate the retina and the optic nerve. Since its inception, OCT has become a valuable adjunct to the clinical examination in neuro-ophthalmology. In this article we review some of the more common uses for OCT, including differentiating optic nerve pathology from retinal pathology, and following optic nerve swelling and/or atrophy over time. Clinical examples are provided to show the utility of OCT in both neuro-ophthalmology and general ophthalmology practice.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)115-125
Number of pages11
JournalNeuro-Ophthalmology
Volume32
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1 2008

Keywords

  • Neuron-ophthalmology
  • Optical coherence tomography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Neurology

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