OCT IQ Center

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive, non-contact diagnostic imaging technology that provides high resolution cross-sections of various parts of the eye including the optic nerve, retina and irido-corneal angle. The OCT IQ Center from Optometric Management will help you answer your questions about OCT and help identify the most appropriate OCT technology for your practice.

Optometric Management is dedicated to helping optometrists improve their practice through relevant, actionable and practical columns and features that enhance patient outcomes and bolster the bottom line. Our most popular and referenced editorial features on OCT are hosted in this exclusive IQ Center for download by all practicing ODs, ophthalmologists and other professionals serving the field at no charge.

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Monitoring Glaucoma and Retinal Disease

This article leverages the author's extensive experience with technologies in both fields, describing changes that occur in glaucoma and retinal disease and the newest ways of monitoring those changes, including structural analysis of retinal diseases and combining structural and functional analyses of glaucoma.

Tracking the OCT Revolution

Because anti-VEGF drugs, and therapies such as lasers and steroids, produce limited durations of effect and better outcomes on early-stage disease, there exists a need for heightened monitoring of existing retinal patients and quicker diagnosis of new ones. OCT excels at both and this article outlines how.

Scanning the Future of OCT

As OCT continues its rapid evolution, some experts wonder if cuts in Medicare reimbursement for OCT scans will stifle future innovations. From the beginning, the retina and cornea have been the primary targets of OCT research and this article posits that this trend will continue with further developments in the future.

Widefield OCT: Current and Future Applications

When retinal pathology goes beyond the macula, imaging can pose a challenge. The introduction of optical coherence tomography has transformed the diagnosis and management of vitreoretinal disorders.1 OCT has become the most important imaging technique used in the everyday practice of retina. The technology provides noninvasive,

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