About optical coherence tomography.

About optical coherence tomography.

Optical coherence tomography

Optical coherence tomography

What is optical coherence tomography ( OCT )?

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an imaging method based on the interaction of optical radiation originating from a low coherence optical source with the  investigated object , interaction carried out in an interferential installation type. The novelty regarding the use of laser in correcting defects of view  is to study each component of the eye  in 3D.


What does optical coherence tomography ( OCT)?

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) allows the cornea to be seen at  360 degrees and enables better treatment of the eye defects such as myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and Keratoconus, due to an extremely precise diagnosis of high-resolution with three-dimensional images. Due to this technology diagnosis can be made in fractions of a second.


Optical coherence tomography ( OCT) applications:

Using Optical Coherence Tomography, OCT:

For diabetic retinopathy is very useful in early detection of macular edema, and in vitreo-retinal traction , advanced stages. Macular edema is the most common cause of decreased vision in patients with diabetes mellitus.

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