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Detection of choroidal neovascularization using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography compared to Traditional Angiography in Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Detection of choroidal neovascularization using Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography compared to Traditional Angiography in Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration Purpose: To determine the sensitivity and specificity of optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) in detecting choroidal neovasculararization (CNV) compared to fluorescein angiography (FA) considered as the first choice technique. Methods: A...

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New Findings in En-face OCT for the Diagnosis of CSCR

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_New Findings in En-face OCT for the Diagnosis of CSCR Patricia Udaondo Purpose: To analyze the advantages and findings of en face OCT in the diagnosis of central serous corioretinopathy (CSC) cases. Methods: Both fluorescein angiography (FA), a gold standard test for diagnosis in CSC and en face/enhanced depth OCT images were obtained in 30 patients with CSC, analysed and compared. Results: In all patients with CSC...

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Efficacy and Safety of Subthreshold Laser in Refractory DME Demostrated by Swept Source OCT and Microperimetry

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Efficacy and Safety of Subthreshold Laser in Refractory DME Demostrated by Swept Source OCT and Microperimetry Patricia Udaondo Purpose: To demostrate de efficacy and safety of subthreshold laser therapy in the management of refractory diabetic macular edema cases. Methods: Patients with persistent macular edema despite several intravitreal injections with antiVEGF and/or steroids were treated with the new streamline...

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Measurement of Retinal Layer Thickness Using Spectral Domain OCT After Macula off RD Surgery

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Measurement of Retinal Layer Thickness Using Spectral Domain OCT After Macula off RD Surgery Younghoon Lee Purpose: To investigate visual prognosis and the thicknesses of various retinal layers using spectral domain-optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) following successful macula-off retinal detachment surgery. Methods: A retrospective study of 25 eyes of 25 patients who successfully reattached macula-off retinal...

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Retinal Nerve Layer, Ganglion Cell Layer, Retinal and Subfoveal Choroidal Thickness Measured with Swept-source OCT after MH Surgery

SCIENTIFIC POSTER 2016_Retinal Nerve Layer, Ganglion Cell Layer, Retinal and Subfoveal Choroidal Thickness Measured with Swept-source OCT after MH Surgery Yavuz Bardak Purpose: To evaluate the changes in retinal nerve fiber layer thickness (RNFLT), ganglion cell layer thickness (GCLT), retinal thickness (RT), and subfoveal choroidal thickness (SFCT) in eyes who received pars plana vitrectomy (PPV) with internal limiting membrane peeling...

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Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis of Retinal Vascular Impairment in Diabetic Maculopathy: An OCT-Angiography Assessment

Purpose: To perform a qualitative and quantitative assessment of the foveal microvasculature in eyes with diabetic maculopathy (DM) using optical coherence tomography angiography (OCT-A). Methods: Retrospective case series of 50 eyes of 34patients with DM (14 females, mean age 64.4 ± 9.2 years) and 30 eyes of 30 age-matched controls, evaluated by conventional multimodal imaging andSpectralis OCT-A (Heidelberg Engineering, Heidelberg,...

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Microstructural Changes Depicted by OCT in DME: Insight into Pathomorphology and Tailored Management

The introduction of OCT and intravitreal pharmacotherapy has revolutionized the management of diabetic macular edema (DME). So far, central retinal thickness (CRT) is the most commonly used measure to quantify DME in randomized controlled trials and by retinal physicians in clinical practice. However, various studies showed that CRT has a modest correlation with visual acuity in DME and this relation is sometimes paradoxical. This...

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Intraoperative OCT for Vitreomacular Interface Pathology Without Coloring

Concept sparing surgery vitreomacular interface includes – a differentiated minimally invasive approach based on the principles of visualization transparent structures, which allows to selectively remove the membrane staining both without and without vitrectomy and with additional visualization tools, flexibility varying between individualized choice. The study included 18 patients with different pathologies vitreomacular interface....

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Why to Buy an OCT Angiography (AngioVue, Optovue inc., Freemont, CA)

AngioVue, Optovue inc., Freemont, CA is a 70 kHz (70.000 A scan per second) 840 nm spectral OCT which implements the SAADA algorithm to obtain high quality angiograms (304 X 304 transverse points are acquired in less then 2.9 seconds). Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) is a new diagnostic non-invasive method by which the vascular structures of the retina and choroid can be visualized three-dimensionally without need for using...

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Imaging Vitreous, Retina & Choroid with Topcon Triton Swept Source OCT Angiography

Swept-source OCT is based on a longer and tunable laser wave-lenght (1050 nm) compared to the shorter wavelenght (840 nm) spectral-domain OCT thus allowing less tailing off in detection sensitivity with depth and higher imaging speed up to 100k A-scans/s, for a better high-resolution imaging of the entire posteriore pole from the vitreous through the sclera. Furthermore motion contrast measure using a ratio method, named OCTARA (OCT...

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Why Did I Choose Spectral Domain OCT (Spectralis, Heidelberg Engineering)?

Perfect reproducibility – eye- tracking thanks to cooperation of scanning laser ophthalmoscope and SD- OCT beams. Enhanced depth OCT, which enables visualization of the choroid. Follow-up mode, which enables perfect follow- up f. ex. in wet AMD patients and vitreomacular interface diseases. Glaucoma module, which is probably the most reliable on makret. It enables to precisely measure the nerve fiber layer around the optic nerve and...

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Why Did I Buy Spectral Domain OCT Copernicus / Copernicus HR (Optopol)?

First Spectral Domain OCT commercially available (January 2006). 50.000 A-scans / second scanning speed and highest axial resolution (3um). En- face OCT of particular layers of the retina. Visualisation of the choroid. Cornea module, topographic maps of the cornea. Glaucoma module. Contact Details: Email: jerzy_n@poczta.onet.pl Cell Phone:...

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Why Do I Use Swept Source OCT?

Swept Source OCT (Atlantis/ Triton, Topcon) has several advantages when compared to all spectral- domain OCTs on market. The ability to simultaneously visualize the vitreous, retina and choroid. EDI- OCT enables to visulize the choroid, but two separate images have to be performed if retina and vitreous are also to be seen with detail. Simultaneous imaging of all those three entities enables more precise surgical planning, but also...

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OCT Angiography of Pigment Epithelial Detachment

Purpose: To noninvasively describe the spectrum of pigment epithelial detachments (PEDs) occurring mainly in age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) and also in other inflammatory, iatrogenic retinal disorders with Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography (OCTA). Methods: Observational, cross-sectional study of 30 patients with drusenoid, serous, vascularized or mixed PEDs. OCTA was performed on...

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OCT Angiography of CSCR in Elderly Patients

Purpose: To noninvasively describe the features of retinal and choroidal vascular changes in elderly patients with central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC) with Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography (OCTA). Methods: Cross-sectional, observational study of 10 patients between 55 and 64 years of age with central serous chorioretinopathy. OCTA was performed on 3×3 and 6×6 mm area centred on the fovea. The 3D angiography was...

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Evaluation of Retinal Layer Thickness According to Preoperative OCT Pattern After Idiopathic ERM

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Hee Seong Yoon Purpose: To evaluate the changes in each retinal layer thickness according to preoperative optical coherence tomography(OCT) patterns after idiopathic epiretinal membrane (ERM) removal and to investigate the correlation between retinal layer thickness and visual improvement. Methods: The medical records of 63 patients (63 eyes) who underwent vitrectomy with ILM peeling for idiopathic ERM and followed for...

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En Face Images of Choroid by 3D OCT: Spectralis and RTvue OCT

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Minchul Shin Purpose: To present the en face images of human choroid with depth by 3D scans and reconstruction using Spectralis OCT, RTVue OCT and their own 3D softwares. Patients and methods: Forty healthy volunteers were included in this study. We used Heidelberg Spectralis OCT for 20 subjects and RTVue OCT for the other 20 subjects. 1. Spectralis OCT Scan area was horizontal 15 degree (384 A-scan), vertical 10 degree...

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SD OCT Findings and Visual Outcome of Macula-off RRD Surgery

Purpose: To identify the prognostic factors for visual outcome after surgical reattachment in patients with macula-off rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RRD). Methods: The medical records of 28 patients (28 eyes) with macula-off RRD were retrospectively reviewed. In addition to baseline characteristics, preoperative and postoperative spectral domain optical coherence tomography images were investigated. Results: Age at the onset of RRD was...

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Anatomical and Functional Evolution After Surgery in Chronic RD. The Value of the OCT

SCIENTIFIC POSTER_Miriam Garcia Fernandez_2 Advantages: To report the anatomical and functional evolution in a case of persistent subretinal fluid after vitrectomy and scleral buckling for longstanding retinal detachment. We emphasize the value of the OCT to monitor the resolution of subretinal fluid. Methods: A 37-year-old male presented with visual loss in the left eye (LE) of more than four months duration. A complete ocular examination...

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Enhanced Depth Imaging OCT in Optic Pit Maculopathy Supports the Theory of Cerebrospinal Fluid

Advantages: The source of the subretinal fluid under the macula in patients with optic disc pit (ODP) has remained a controversial subject. Various theories exist about the onset of maculopathy: fluid entry either from the vitreous cavity or from leakage of cerebrospinal fluid through the peripapillary subarachnoid space. To date, OCT studies had not revealed any communication between the subretinal fluid and the peripapillary subaracnoid...

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The Role of OCT in Management of VMT

OCT is a prime technique for studying vitreo-retinal interface, from which it is possible to establish the diagnosis of vitreomacular traction. A recently proposed new classification of the pathology of vitreo-retinal interface based on microstructural retinal images provided by SD-OCT allows better discussion about the therapeutic decision. However identifying a diagnosis cannot be the sole basis for treatment decision. The OCT allows us...

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Diving Deeper into the Eye with Swept Source OCT

Swept Source OCT, due to a longer wavelength than conventional Spectral Domain OCT, enables simultaneous visualization of the vitreous, retina and choroid. Moreover, Swept Source OCT enables choroidal imaging and improves retina imaging in eyes with media opacities. First, we introduce a challenging way of interpreting choroidal imaging. Unlike retinal thickness, choroidal thickness varies depending not only on the age and axial length,...

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Spectral Domain OCT Analysis of MH Closure in Inverted Limiting Membrane Flap Technique

Advantages: To evaluate anatomical foveal microstructure and functional visual recovery associated with closure of idiopathic macular holes in the inverted internal limiting membrane (ILM) flap technique, and standard internal limiting membrane peeling technique. Methods: We describe the spectral domain OCT findings of 30 eyes that underwent surgery for macular hole closure (vitrectomy, ILM peeling with staining, air or gas tamponade, and...

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OCT Guided MH Form Factor as a Predictor of Surgical Outcome in Indocyanine Green Assisted ILM Peeling in the Treatment of Non-idiopathic Full Thickness MH

Poster Satya Pal Raji Background: To evaluate the role of Optical Coherence Tomography guided hole form factor (HFF) in the surgical outcome for non-idiopathic full thickness macular holes. Methods: In this prospective interventional study 27 eyes of 27 subjects (24 males (88.9%) and 3 females (11.1%)) with mean age of 28.57 +20.155 (SD 16.54) Non – Idiopathic full thickness macular holes and no other confounding factors were...

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The Change of Macular Thickness Measured by OCT in Diabetic Patients

Advantages: To demonstrate the change in macular thickness using optical coherence tomography in diabetic patients and to assess its relationship with glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels and hypertension state. Methods: Diabetic patients who underwent at least two macular thickness measurements with OCT within a 12-month period were include d. HbA1c values within 1 month of each OCT study, and clinical data such as age, insulin...

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OCT Findings in Central Retinal Artery Occlusion

The author describes optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings in a patient with central retinal artery occlusion by conducting a retrospective review of one case. Central retinal artery occlusion shows a distinct pattern on OCT images. In the acute phase, OCT images demonstrate the increased reflectivity and thickness of the inner retina and a corresponding decrease of reflectivity in the outer layer of the retina and retinal pigment...

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The Correlation Among Central Retinal Thickness, Microperimetry and Contrast Sensitivity in DME

Poster Kuhl Huh Purpose: To investigate the influence of macular edema on visual function, central retinal thickness (CRT) was measured and microperimetry (MP) and contrast sensitivity (CS), which are functional tests of retina, were performed in diabetic macular edema (DME) patients. And the correlations among CRT, MP and CS were evaluated. Methods: Single center retrospective study was performed from May 2012 to August 2012. This study...

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Twenty-four Hours Clinical and Tomographical Changes After Dexamethasone Intravitreal Administration

Poster Barbara Delas Objective: To analyse the structural and functional changes in patients with macular oedema secondary to retinal vein occlusion and non-infectious posterior uveitis, twenty-four hours after the injection of a dexamethasone intravitreal implant. Method: 6 eyes of 6 patients were analysed (3 branch retinal vein occlusion, 2 central retinal vein occlusion and 1 case of non-infectious uveitis). For each patient, age, sex,...

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Choroidal Thickness Measurement in Myopic Eyes by Enhanced Depth OCT

Poster Vesta Cheuk Ki Chan Purpose: To measure choroidal thickness in myopic eyes using enhanced depth imaging in a cross-sectional study. Methods: Fifty-six consecutive patients with spherical equivalent refractive error of at least 6 dioptres were evaluated using enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography images that were obtained by positioning the spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (OCT) device close enough to the...

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Morphological Changes in Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Guided Bevacizumab Injections in Wet AMD, 12-months Results

Advantage: This paper aims to describe retinal changes during Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SD-OCT) guided Bevacizumab treatment for neovascular age- related macular degeneration (AMD). Material and Methods: 47 eyes of 45 patients with wet AMD treated on demand with Bevacizumab. We used 3-dimensional SD-OCT to measure photoreceptor defects and subretinal fibrosis. The main efficacy endpoints were the SD-OCT measurements...

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Early Onset Exudative AMD Detected with Monthly SD-OCT with Eye-tracking of the Fellow Eye in Patients Treated with Anti-VEGF

Advantage: To determine the frequency and characteristic features of new- onset neovascularization (CNV) in age related macular degeneration (AMD) with spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT). Methods: Prospective, observational study of 68 patients with unilateral CNV treated with Bevacizumab. SD-OCT and visual acuity (logMAR) was measured at baseline and then monthly in both, the Bevacizumab treated eye and in the study...

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Foveal Tissue Elongation and Notching Sign After Macular Hole Surgery

Advantages: The authors had reported the phenomenon of foveal tissue elongation and its impact on metamorphopsia after macular hole (MH) surgery. Through this following study, we would like to present the clinical implications of notching sign in the parafoveal tissue after MH surgery. Methods: This study involved 35 eyes from 35 patients who underwent surgery for MH. Notching of tissue was defined as an abrupt alteration in the inner...

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Evolution of Idiopathic Partial Thickness Macular Holes. Therapeutic Implications

Advantages: To analyze the evolution of idiopathic partial thickness macular holes (lamellar macular holes (LMH) and macular pseudoholes (MPH)) in the long term, based on Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) configuration and on Best Corrected Visual Acuity (BCVA) evolution, and, based on it, to determine the therapeutic implications. Methods: A prospective, observational study that includes patients with diagnosis of idiopathic LMH and/or...

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Photoreceptor Change and Visual Outcome After Idiopathic Epiretinal Membrane Removal with or Without Additional Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling

Advantages: To compare postoperative photoreceptor status and visual outcome after epiretinal membrane (ERM) removal with or without additional internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling Methods: Medical records of forty eyes from 37 patients undergoing ERM removal with residual ILM peeling (additional ILM peeling group) and 69 eyes from 65 patients undergoing ERM removal without additional ILM peeling (no additional peeling group) were...

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Swelling and Dimpling of Inner Retinal Layer After Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling: Multimodal Assessment

Purpose: To investigate the inner retinal layer outcome after internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling in idiopathic epiretinal macular membrane (ERM) with new Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SD-OCT). Design: Prospective, randomized, comparative case series Participants: Thirty-four eyes with ERM underwent pars plana vitrectomy with (n= 19) or without (n= 15) ILM peeling associated. Methods: Vitrectomy and ERM removal were...

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A New Role of Standard OCT: Diagnosis and Follow-up of Peripheral Retinal Diseases

Advantages: OCT has a peculiar role in guiding in diagnosis and management of peripheral retinal and choroidal lesions 1. Peripheral Retinoschisis: the differential diagnosis between retinoschisis and retinal detachment on retinoschisis is not easy and OCT is very helpful in understanding the nature of the lesion. Retinal detachment maybe a complication of retinoschisis and OCT helps in the identification of retinal detachment in a...

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Correlation of Normal Choroidal Thickness and Volume Measurements with Axial Length and Age Using Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography and Optical Low Coherence Reflectometry

Advantages: To report normal choroidal thickness and volume measurement in healthy eyes using swept source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT). Additionally to correlate the results with axial length, age and refractive error. Methods: Prospective observational study of 122 healthy eyes. All patients underwent a complete ophthalmologic examination. Imaging was performed with SS-OCT. Choroidal thickness and volume measurements were...

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Lamina Suprachoroidea & Suprachoroidal Space Delineating the Outer Margin of the Choroid in Swept-Source OCT

Advantages: To define the morphology of outer choroidal margins in swept source optical coherence tomography (SS-OCT). Methods: This is a prospective observational study of 180 eyes: 20 eyes of healthy volunteers, 20 eyes of myopic patients and 20 eyes from each of the following groups: macular hole (before and after surgery), lamellar macular hole, epiretinal membranes, drusen, dry age related macular degeneration, neovascular age...

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SD-OCT Findings in Acute Syphilitic Posterior Placoid Chorioretinopathy

Purpose:  To describe the appearance of Acute Syphilitic Posterior Placoid Chorioretinitis (ASPPC), a rare ocular manifestation of syphilis, on Spectral Domain-Optical Coherence Tomography (SD-OCT) both before and after treatment. Methods:  Ophthalmic examination, imaging studies, and SD-OCT scans of 30 eyes of 19 confirmed ASPPC cases were analyzed both at the time of presentation and at each follow-up visit. Standard treatment for...

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Angiography and Swept Source OCT

Advantages:   Wide-angle fundus photography is the state of the art technique in evaluating pediatric retinal diseases and tumor conditions. The introduction of ultra wide field 200˚ fundus imaging and fluorescein angiography for adult fundus imaging is opening the window for diagnosis and management of many peripheral retinal conditions in retinal disorders and tumor conditions. Methods: Prospective evaluation of pediatric and...

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Focal RPE Angiographic Leaks Visualized by En-face OCT: “A New Diagnostic Technique”

Advantages: In central serous chorioretinopathy (CSC), we evaluated the optical coherence tomography (OCT) images of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) obtained by scanning in an “en-face” direction (parallel to the retinal surface), and compared them, firstly, with the morphological findings in the unaffected eyes and secondly, with the leakage points on fluorescein angiography (FA). Methods: In prospective study 42 eyes of 21...

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What Happens to the Macula Following ERM Surgery: OCT and Visual Changes

Purpose: To understand the postoperative behaviour of the macula after ERM surgery. Methods: Retrospective analysis of functional (visual) and anatomical (OCT) changes of cases with epimacular membrane following surgery was performed in long term. Anatomical changes for each individual case were followed with OCT. The percentage of cases getting normal foveal configuration and time needed for recovery were determined. The effect of...

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En-face OCT Analysis of the Retinal Surface Changes After ILM Peeling for ERM

Purpose: To describe the progressive morphological changes of the retinal surface after internal limiting membrane peeling (ILM) for epiretinal membrane (ERM) surgery visualized with en face optical coherence tomography of the retinal surface. (en face OCT-ret surf) Methods: Preoperative and postoperative en face OCT images of the inner face of the macula were obtained from 20 eyes of 20 patients undergoing vitrectomy with ILM peeling...

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Long-term Spectral Domain OCT After Surgery for ERM

Purpose: To describe retinal morphology before and after surgery for epiretinal membranes. Additionally to evaluate factors responsible for the final visual outcome. Material and Methods: A retrospective study of 126 eyes followed with SD- OCT for a period of 18 months. Pars plana vitrectomy with trypan blue staining was performed in all eyes. Results: Increased preoperative central and maximum retinal thickness (p=0.04) and IS/ OS...

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Correlation Between Post-operative OCT Changes and Best Corrected VA After PPV for RD

Advantages: To reveal post-operative specific changes of macular layers using OCT in patients with rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RD) with macula-off and macula-on pre-op; to provide correlation between OCT changes and post-operative best corrected visual acuity (BCVA). Methods: In 42 patients with rhegmatogenous RD in 1 month after pars-plana vitrectomy OCT analysis (HD-OCT, Cirrus, Carl Zeiss, Meditec) was performed to detect...

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Determination of Ischemic Diabetic Maculopathy According to SOCT Data

Advantages: To develop the coefficient of ischemia in order to characterize pathological changes of retinal architectonics in microvascular occlusion in ischemic diabetic maculopathy according to non invasive method spectral optical coherence tomography in comparison to non ischemic retina without usage of fluorescent angiography. Methods: There were 25 eyes (18 patients) with diabetic macular ischemia to which along with general clinical...

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Full Thickness Macular Hole as a Complication of Idiopathic Parafoveal Telangiectasia: A Spectral Domain OCT Analysis

Full Thickness Macular Hole as a Complication of Idiopathic Parafoveal Telangiectasia A Spectral Domain OCT Analysis Laurence Lim Advantages: To document the macular changes in a patient with full thickness macular hole (FTMH) secondary to idiopathic parafoveal telangiectasia (IPFT) using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT), and to propose possible mechanisms of FTMH formation. Methods: Fundus fluorescein angiography...

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Spectral Domain OCT Findings in Malattia Leventinese

Spectral Domain OCT Findings in Malattia Leventinese Yu Cheol Kim Purpose: To describe spectral domain (SD)-optical coherent tomography (OCT) findings in malattia leventinese (ML). Materials & Methods: Six family members in three generations were examined. Four patients diagnosed with ML were included in this study. The diagnosis were confirmed with the presence of R345W mutation and fundus findings which consist with ML. Best...

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Enhanced Depth Imaging OCT of the Choroid in DME

Enhanced Depth Imaging OCT of the Choroid in DME Francisco J. Ascaso Advantages: The choroidal thickness in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME) compared with that in healthy controls let us know the true role of choroids in DME. Methods: Twelve eyes of 9 patients with DME (65.5 ±8.4 years), 9 contralateral eyes without DME (60.2 ±13.7 years), and 186 eyes of 96 age-matched healthy volunteers (62.1 ±19.4 years) underwent enhanced...

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Optical Coherence Tomography (SOCT) in Patients After Vitrectomy with ILM Peeling for Retinal Detachment with PVR

Dominik Odrobina, Zofia Michalewska, Janusz Michalewski, Jerzy Nawrocki (Lodz, Poland) Objectives: SOCT allows detailed imaging of retinal microstructure in patients after vitrectomy with ILM peeling and silicone oil tamponade for retinal detachment with PVR. Methods: Nineteen (19) patients after vitrectomy with ILM peeling for PVR retinal detachment were included in this study. All patients were interviewed and an ophthalmologic...

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Outer Retinal Layer Changes After Macula-off Retinal Detachment Repair

Mario R. Romano, Jose Vallejo, P. Vinciguerra (Milano, Italy) Advantages: To define tomographic parameters of functional prognosis after macula-off retinal detachment repair. Methods: Prospective, multi-center, non-comparative interventional study on 71 consecutive eyes of 71 patients (51 phakic and 20 pseudophakic) affected by primary macula-off RRD. Four postoperative patterns were defined with regard to the outer retinal layers: (A) ELM...

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Retinal Changes After Vitrectomy – A Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Study

Michalewska Zofia*, Cisiecki Slawomir, Michalewski Janusz, Odrobina Dominik, Bednarski Maciej, Nawrocki Jerzy (Lodz, Poland) Premise: Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SD-OCT) may demonstrate in the retinal architecture after primary pars plana vitrectomy an explanation as to why visual acuity may not recover fully after surgery. Methods: This is a single center, prospective analysis of 121 consecutive eyes following primary...

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Regeneration of the Photoreceptors After Successful Vitrectomy for Retinal Detachment in Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tonography

Jakub J. Kaluzny, Grzegorz Czajkowski, Mateusz Burduk, Bartosz Sikorski, Karolina Kafmierczak, Joanna Stafiej, Grazyna Malukiewicz (Bydgoszcz, Poland) Purpose: To evaluate changes in inner/outer segments of photoreceptors in patients after vitrectomy due to macula-off retinal detachment with Spectral domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SdOCT). Methods: SdOCT was performed in 15 eyes one and six months after pars plana vitrectomy with gas...

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Congress – Optical Coherence Tomography as a Screening Method for Diabetic Macular Edema

SYMPOSIUM:MACULOPATHIES Moderator: Ferenc Kuhn Monday, June 20, 2005 Optical coherence tomography (OCT) as a screening method for diabetic macular edema Author: M. Sydorova, R. Skripnik Abstract Purpose: This study aimed to reveal early macular thickening using optical coherence tomography (OCT) measurements in diabetic patients. Methods: We investigated 15 eyes from 8 patients with diabetes but no ophthalmoscopic evidence of...

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Early Laser Treatment and Late Laser Treatment in Central Serous Chorioretinopathy – Results, Spectral Optical Coherence Tomography Findings

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Central-Serous-Chorioretinopathy.flv Dominik Odrobina, Janusz Michalewski, Zofia Michalewska, Jerzy Nawrocki (Lodz, Poland) Advantages: Advantages of early laser treatment vs late laser treatment in CSC. Methods: 20 eyes with acute CSC (duration less than 6 months) – Group A, and 15 eyes with chronic CSC (duration more than 6 months) – Group B were included in this study. In every eye...

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Acute and Chronic Central Serous Chorioretinopathy – Microstructural Changes in Spectral Optical Coherence Tomography

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Central-Serous-Chorioretinopathy.flv Dominik Odrobina, Janusz Michalewski, Zofia Michalewska, Jerzy Nawrocki (Lodz, Poland) Advantages: SOCT has important value in analyzing microstructural changes in CSC. Methods: 30 eyes with acute CSC (duration less than 6 months) – Group A, and 25 eyes with chronic CSC (duration more than 6 months) – Group B were included in this study. Effectiveness...

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Use of High Definition OCT in Assessing the Effectiveness of Ranibizumab Intravitreal Injections in Patients with Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Age-Related-Macular-Degeneration.flv Igor A. Malov, Sergey V. Nosov, N.S. Ponomaryova (Ekaterinburg, Russia) Advantages: Use of high definition OCT gives possibilities of better assessment of all retina layers after intravitreal Ranibizumab injections in patients with exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD). Methods: 10 eyes of 10 patients with wet ARMD were investigated. FAG confirmed...

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Spectral Domain OCT Determinants of Active Neovascular Membrane

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Age-Related-Macular-Degeneration.flv Janusz Michalewski, Slawomir Cisiecki, Krzysztof Dziegielewski, Zbigniew Pikulski, Dominik Odrobina, Jerzy Nawrocki (Lodz, Poland) Advantages: To describe different signs of active CNV presented by Spectral domain OCT examination. Methods: Retrospective, descriptive analysis of patients treated “on demand” with repeated intravitreal injections of bevacizumab...

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Spectral Domain OCT and Autofluorescence

Jerzy Nawrocki (Lodz, Poland), Francesco Boscia (Bari, Italy) The course will cover Spectral Domain OCT and Autofluorescence. Reviewing the differences between various devices. Clinical patterns of vitreoretinal traction and its influence on epiretinal membrane formation, macular hole formation will be discussed. A new theory of lamellar macular hole will be presented. Post-operative results obtained by SD-OCT will be discussed. Clinical...

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Correlation between Morphologic Features on Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography and Autofluorescence in Patients with Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treated with Intravitreal Ranibizumab

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2010/congress/Age-Related-Macular-Degeneration.flv Evangelia Papavasileiou, S. Sivaprasad, S. Liazos, I. Vasiliadis (London, UK) Advantages: To assess the relationship of the pattern of fundus autofluorescence (FAF) with the size of the lesion, the type of neovascular complex, the macular retinal thickness and the integrity of the photoreceptor inner segment – outer segment (IS/OS) juction, or/and the...

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Comparison of Primary and Secondary Epiretinal Membranes Using Optical Coherence Tomography

Authors: Cigdem Altan, Hülya Güngel, Hakan Eren, Evre Pekel, Eylem Pynarcy, Istanbul, Turkey Advantages / Purpose: To compare the optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings of primary and secondary epiretinal membranes (ERMs). Methods: OCT was performed in 153 eyes of 116 consecutive patients (59 males, 57 females) with fundoscopic evidence of ERMs. Adherence characteristics, macular thickness, loss of foveal contour, edge/tuft...

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Fourier-Domain OCT for Evaluation of Myopic Foveoschisis

Authors: Boon-Kwang Loh, Shu-Yen Lee, Sze-Guan Ong, Doric Wong, Singapore Advantages: To evaluate the features of myopic foveoschisis with Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography (FD-OCT). Methods: Eyes with myopic foveoschisis were assessed with FD-OCT (Topcon Inc, Paramus, NJ). Effectiveness / Safety: Five eyes of 5 patients were analyzed. The patients were seen at the Singapore National Eye Centre from June 2008 to April 2009. There...

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Optic Pit Maculopathy-Diagnosis with Spectral OCT and its Implications for Treatment

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/videos/JerzyNawrocki_3_VP6_768K.flv Authors: Jerzy Nawrocki, Zofia Nawrocka, Janusz Michalewski, Zofia Michalewska, Lodz, Poland Advantages: Spectral OCT was used to analyze surgical images of optic pit maculopathy. Methods: Vitrectomy with air tampodane was performed in 4 eyes and with silicone oil tampodane in one eye. One patient was followed up who decided against surgery. Effectiveness / Safety: SOCT...

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Spectral OCT History of Macular Hole

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2009/videos/JerzyNawrocki_2_VP6_768K.flv Authors: Jerzy Nawrocki, Zofia Nawrocka, Janusz Michalewski, Zofia Michalewska, Lodz, Poland Advantages: To present the formation of macular hole and mechanism of its closure after vitrectomy. Methods: Both eyes of patients with macular holes were examined with spectral OCT (6 and 3um resolution). Effectiveness / Safety: Three different types of macular hole formation were...

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Imaging Closure of Traumatic Macular Hole with Pneumatic Retionpexy by Optic Coherence Tomography

Eylem Yaman Pinarci Advantages: Methods: Effectiveness / Safety:

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Advantages of Optical Coherence Tomography and Fluorescein Angiography in Early Diagnosis of Mild Diabetic Macular Edema

Ceklic Lala (University Eye Clinic Kasindo, Eastern Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina), Latinovic Slobodanka (University Eye Clinic of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Vojvodina-Serbia) Advantages: Comparison of two main diagnostic tools optical coherence tomography and fluorescein angiography in early detection of diabetic macular edema. Methods: We have evaluated 74 eyes of 74 diabetic patients with early changes of diabetic macular edema with both...

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New Way of Spectral Optical Coherence Tomography Three Dimensional Data Analysis

Jakub J. Kaluzny, Bartosz L. Sikorski, Maciej Szkulmowski, Anna Szkulmowska, Tomasz Bajraszewski, Andrzej Kowalczyk, Maciej Wojtkowski Advantages: The Spectral Optical Coherence Tomography (SOCT) provides huge amount of data covering whole macula. Precise analysis of all B-scans is often difficult and time consuming. Selected information from separate B-scans can be added to create contour maps which enables simultaneous access to data...

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Study on Visual and Morphologic Evaluation of Epiretinal Membrane Using the Optical Coherence Tomography

Isil Basgil, Eylem Yaman Pinarci, Hulya Gungel, Deniz Oygar Baylancicek, Nihat Sayin Purpose: To report the clinical features and macular morphology by using optical coherence tomography (OCT) in patients with epiretinal membrane (ERM) Methods: A retrospective review of 49 eyes of 40 patients with a macular ERM was performed. In OCT, three characteristics were considered in each image: presence of foveal depression, presence of cystoid...

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3D-OCT Guided Photodynamic Therapy in Cases of Retinochoroidal Anastomoses

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2008/congress/3D-OCT-Guided-Photodynamic-Therapy-in-Cases-of-Retinochoroidal-Anastomoses.flv Ioannis P. Theocharis Advantages: To avoid interventional diagnostic tests such as FA and ICG, using the point to point registration software of Topcons 3D OCT in cases where PDT is indicated, with ensuing benefit in terms of cost of treatment and avoidance of the risks of FA and ICG. Methods: Measurement of the treatment...

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Nerve Fiber Layer Lose Following Laser Photocoagulation in Diabetic Patients Using Optical Coherence Tomography

Mahmoud Soliman, (Cairo, Egypt) PURPOSE: Evaluation of the Nerve Fiber Layer (NFL) thickness lose following full scatter laser photocoagulation in diabetic patients using Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) with its correlation to the number of laser shots. METHODS: Twenty eyes of 14 patients legible for full scatter laser photocoagulation were included in this study with an average age of 53 years (range 31-65). Male to female ratio was...

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Multiple Macular Retinal Detachments after Successful Buckle Surgery: Infrared, Autofluorescence, OCT and Microperimetric Features

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Multiple-Macular-Retinal-Detachments-after-Successful-Buckle-Surgery:-Infrared,-Autofluorescence,-OCT-and-Microperimetric-Features.swf Francesco Faraldi, MD (Torino, Italy), Chiara M. Eandi, MD (Torino, Italy), Maria Maddalena Rabbione, MD (Torino, Italy), Manuela Fornara, MD (Torino, Italy), Paola Vaona, (Torino, Italy) PURPOSE: Purpose:To investigate the infrared, autofluorescence, optical coherence...

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An OCT Stepped Approach to Diabetic Macular Oedema

Pietro Rossi, MD (Genoa, Italy), Carlandrea Trillo, (Genova, Italy) PURPOSE: To evaluate the time and results of intravitreal steroids and ILM peeling in the management of diffuse diabetic macula oedema. METHODS: Comparative, interventional open label study. Primary endpoint: reduction in retinal thickness. Secondary endpoint: changes in visual acuity. 25 patients with diabetic diffuse macular oedema were randomly assigned to argon laser...

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Posterior Retinal Detachment and Retinoschisis without a Macular Hole in Highly Myopic Eyes: Clinical Findings and Management

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Posterior-Retinal-Detachment-and-Retinoschisis-without-a-Macular-Hole-in-Highly-Myopic-Eyes:-Clinical-Findings-and-Management.swf http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Posterior-Retinal-Detachment-and-Retinoschisis-without-a-Macular-Hole-in-Highly-Myopic-Eyes:-Clinical-Findings-and-%20Management.flv Hassan Mortada (Cairo, Egypt) PURPOSE: To describe the clinical and OCT findings as well as the...

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Intravitreal Bevacizumab (Avastin) for the Treatment of Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Alessandro A. Castellarin, MD (Santa Barbara, CA), Robert L. Avery, MD (Santa Barbara, CA),* Dante J. Pieramici, MD (Santa Barbara, CA),* Ma-an A. Nasir, MD (Santa Barbara, CA), Melvin D. Rabena, BS (Santa Barbara, CA), Matthew J. Giust, CRA (Santa Barbara, CA) PURPOSE: To report the safety and biologic effect of intravitreal bevacizumab in the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration in patients followed for a minimum of 6...

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Evaluation of Dengue Maculopathy with Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)

Caroline K. Chee, MBBS, FRCSEd, FRCOphth (Singapore, Singapore), Stephen Teoh, MBBS, MMedOphth, FRCSEd(Ophth) (Singapore, Singapore) PURPOSE: (1) To study and characterisethe optical coherence tomography (OCT) findings in dengue maculopathy. (2) To correlate the findings with visual function and eventual visual outcome. METHODS: 35 consecutive patients with dengue fever were referred for visual symptoms. They were found to have reduced...

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Primary Intravitreal Bevacizumab (Avastin) for the Treatment of CNV Secondary to AMD: Results of the Pan-American Collaborative Retina Study Group

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Primary-Intravitreal-Bevacizumab-(Avastin)-for-the-Treatment-of-CNV-Secondary-to-AMD:-Results-of-the-Pan-American-Collaborative-Retina-Study-Group.swf Jans Fromow-Guerra, MD, PhD (Mexico City, Mexico), J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela), Hugo Quiroz-Mercado, MD (Mexico City, Mexico), Juan G. Sanchez, MD (Caracas, Venezuela), Lihteh Wu, MD (San Jose, Costa Rica), Jose Dalma-Weiszhausz,...

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Six-month Follow-up on 50 Consecutive Patients with Intravitreal Bevacizumab Injections for Neovascular Age Related Macular Degeneration

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Six-month-Follow-up-on-50-Consecutive-Patients-with-Intravitreal-Bevacizumab-Injections-for-Neovascular-Age-Related-Macular-Degeneration.swf Samira Khan, (Albany, NY), Paul M. Beer, MD (Albany, NY), Naomi S. Falk, MD (Albany, NY), Amjad Hammad, MD (Albany, NY), Martin O’Malley, MD (Albany, NY) PURPOSE: 6 months results of intravitreal Bevacizumab on patients with neovascular ARMD. METHODS: A...

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Intravitreal Bevacizumab as Isolated First Line Therapy in Patients with New Untreated Choroidal Neovascular Membranes

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Intravitreal-Bevacizumab-as-Isolated-First-Line-Therapy-in-Patients-with-New-Untreated-Choroidal-Neovascular-Membranes.swf Alay S Banker, MD (Ahmedabad, India), Marisa Flores-Aguilar, MD (Tijuana, Mexico), J. Fernando Arevalo, MD, FACS (Caracas, Venezuela) PURPOSE: To determine results of intravitreal bevacizumab in patients with choroidal neovascular membranes (CNVMs) of different types and...

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Short-term Outcomes in Over 500 Intravitreal Bevacizumab Treatments for Retinal or Choroidal Vascular Disease at the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Short-term-Outcomes-in-Over-500-Intravitreal-Bevacizumab-Treatments-for-Retinal-or-Choroidal-Vascular-Disease-at-the-New-York-Eye-Ear-Infirmary.swf Thomas O. Muldoon, MD (New York, NY), Richard B. Rosen, MD (New York, NY), Sean C. Lalin, MD (New York, NY), Jeanette Dominguez, MD (New York, NY), Ronald C. Gentile, MD(New York, NY) PURPOSE: Assess the short-term outcomes in patients who received...

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Optical Coherence Tomography Following Pegaptanib Therapy in Diabetics: A Bioanatomic Study of DME

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Optical-Coherence-Tomography-Following-Pegaptanib-Therapy-in-Diabetics:-A-Bioanatomic-Study-of-DME.swf Mauro Goldbaum, MD (New York, NY),* David R. Guyer, MD (New York, NY),* Barrett Katz,MD (New York, NY)* PURPOSE: Preclincal and clinical data support a role for vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)165 in the pathogenesis of ocular neovascular diseases, suggesting that inhibiting the effects of...

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Quantitative OCT Sub-analysis in Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration

Srinivas Reddy Sadda, MD (Los Angeles, CA), Alok Bansal, MD (Rootstown, OH), Paul G Updike, MS (Los Angeles, CA), Alexander C Walsh, MD (Los Angeles, CA) PURPOSE: The automated quantification algorithms of the Stratus OCT frequently misidentify the retinal boundaries in eyes with neovascular AMD, by combining the subretinal and retinal spaces, and also fail to quantify pigment epithelial detachments (PEDs). Custom software was developed to...

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Diurnal Variation in Retinal Thickening Measured By OCT

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Diurnal-Variation-in-Retinal-Thickening-Measured-By-OCT.swf Michel J. Shami, MD (Lubbock, TX), Ronald P. Danis, MD (Madison, WI), Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network PURPOSE: To evaluate diurnal variation in Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) measured retinal thickness in patients with center-involved diabetic macular edema (DME). METHODS: Ninety-six subjects with DME were recruited at 25...

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An OCT-guided Variable-dosing Regimen with LucentisTM (Ranibizumab) in Neovascular AMD: One Year Results from the PrONTO Study

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/An-OCT-guided-Variable-dosing-Regimen-with-LucentisTM-(Ranibizumab)-in-Neovascular-AMD:-One-Year-Results-from-the-PrONTO-Study.swf Philip J. Rosenfeld, MD, PhD (Miami, FL),* Carmen A. Puliafito, MD, MBA (Miami, FL),* Anne E. Fung, MD (San Francisco, CA),* Geeta A. Lalwani, MD (Miami, FL), Stephan Michels, MD (Vienna, Austria),* William J. Feuer, MS (Miami, FL) PURPOSE: To determine if an OCT-guided...

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Correlation of Optical Coherence Tomography and Retinal Angiography in Patients Treated with Bevacizumab for Choridal Neovascular Membrane

Swati Agarwal, MD (Jacksonville, FL), Shailesh Gupta, MD (Jacksonville, FL), Sandeep Grover, MD (Jacksonville, FL), K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD (Jacksonville, FL), Sweta Tarigopula, BS (Jacksonville, FL) PURPOSE: To correlate the optical coherence tomography and Heidelberg retinal angiography findings in patients treated with intravitreal bevacizumab for choroidal neovascular membranes. METHODS: 12 patients with choroidal neovascular membranes...

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Clinical Detection of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) Using the Automated Retinal Imaging System

Antonio P. Ciardella, MD (Denver, CO) PURPOSE: To compare stereo photographic images produced by the Automated Retinal Imaging System (ARIS) and the retinal image maps created using Optical Coherence Tomography (Stratus OCT-III) and to determine if the ARIS is an effective screening tool to detect DME. We hypothesized that the ARIS photos will be an effective, noninvasive screening tool to detect macular edema in diabetic...

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Ranibizumab (Lucentis) in Ischemic Central Retinal Vein Occlusion: Interim OCT and Visual Results from the RAVE Trial

Matthew S. Benz, MD (Houston, TX),* David M. Brown, MD (Houston, TX),* Richard H. Fish, MD (Houston, TX),* Rosa Y. Kim, MD (Houston, TX),* Andrew Strickler, MS (Houston, TX), Tien P. Wong, MD (Houston, TX)* PURPOSE: Patients with ischemic central retinal vein occlusion have a high rate of developing anterior segment neovascularization and neovascular glaucoma and often have a dismal visual outcome. The RAVE (Rubeosis Anti-VEGF) study is an...

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Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Provides New Insight into the Extent of Macular Pathology in Age-related Macular Degeneration

Cynthia A. Toth, MD (Durham, NC), Marcin Stopa, MD (Poznan, Poland), Joseph Izatt, PhD (Durham, NC),* Bradley A. Bower, PhD (Durham, NC), Brian Dodge, (Durham, NC) PURPOSE: Pathology data from three-dimensional imaging of the fundus with spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SDOCT) can be extracted, cross-correlated with conventional retinal imaging and retinal function data, and can be precisely monitored over time. Such data would...

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Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Retina Imaging 24 Hours after Scleral Buckling Surgery

Anita Lyssek-Boron, MD (Katowice, Poland), Slawomir Jan Teper, MD (Cieszyn, Poland), Edward Aleksander Wylegala, MD, PhD (Katowice, Poland) PURPOSE: To assess early effectiveness of scleral buckling surgery in eyes with retinal detachment. METHODS: 12 patients with retinal detachment lasting no more than 7 days who underwent scleral buckling surgery. 24 hours after surgery OCT (Stratus III OCT, Zeiss Meditec) was performed. Morphologic and...

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Optical Coherence Tomography and Lenticular Opacification

Keshav Narain, MD (San Jose, CA), S. Singh, MD (San Jose, CA) PURPOSE: To evaluate the correlation between varied lenticular opacification, visual acuity and signal to noise ratio on optical coherence tomographic measurements. Could variance of the signal to noise ratio in optical coherence tomography be used as a objective measurement criteria of the degree of lenticular opacity. METHODS: This is a retrospective noncomparative case series....

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Dualing OCT Modalities: Contrasting Retinal Features Revealed by a Dual Mode High Speed Ultrahigh Resolution Spectral and Temporal OCT/SLO Imager

Richard B. Rosen, MD (New York, NY), Patricia Garcia, MD (New York, NY),* Mark Hathaway, PhD (Canterbury, Kent, UK),* Thomas Muldoon, MD (New York, NY), Ronald Gentile, MD (New York, NY), Sean Lalin, MD (New York, NY), Eric Fitz, MD (New York, NY), John Rogers, PhD (Canterbury, Kent, UK),* Justin Pedro, PhD (Toronto, Canada),* Adrian Podoleanu, PhD (Canterbury, UK)* PURPOSE: To describe new aspects of common retinal pathologies revealed by...

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Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) Findings in Central Serous Chorioretinopathy (CSC) and Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment (RRD)

Sun Young Lee, MD (Seoul, South Korea), Young Hee Yoon, MD (Songpa-ku, Korea), Soo Geun Joe, MD (Seoul, South Korea), Hye Won Chung, MD (Seoul, South Korea), Jun-Gone Kim, MD (Seoul, South Korea) SYNOPSIS CSC and RRD typically show sensory retinal detachment however, pathogenic mechanism and level of visual impairment are different despite macular involvement in both diseases. Here we sought to assess OCT findings in CSC and RRD. High...

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Active Choroidal Neovascularization without Subretinal or Intraretinal Fluid on OCT Imaging

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2006/congress/Active-Choroidal-Neovascularization-without-Subretinal-or-Intraretinal-Fluid-on-OCT-Imaging.swf G. Baker Hubbard, MD (Atlanta, GA) METHODS: Retrospective chart review. RESULTS: Two cases of active CNV due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and one case of CNV secondary to juxtafoveal telangiectasis (JFT) were identified. The AMD cases had been previously treated for CNV. The JFT case was not...

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Spectral OCT in Follow-up of Patients after Macular Hole Surgery

Slawomir Cisiecki, (Sieradz, Poland), Janusz Michalewski, MD (Lodz, Poland), Zofia Michalewska, MD (Lodz, Poland), Jerzy Nawrocki, MD (Lodz, Poland) PURPOSE: To evaluate the correlation between S-OCT and visual acuity after macular hole surgery after macular hole surgery. METHODS: This study involved eyes who had undergone anatomically succesful idiopathic macular hole surgery. Association between type of macular closure, size of well...

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SOCT “Copernicus:” A New Diagnostic Tool in Retinology

Jerzy Nawrocki, MD (Lodz, Poland), Janusz Michalewski, MD (Lodz, Poland), Zofia Michalewska, MD (Lodz, Poland), Slawomir Cisiecki (Sieradz, Poland), Zofia Nawrocka, MD (Lodz, Poland), Krzisztof Dziegielewski, MD (Lodz, Poland), Zbigniew Pikulski (Lodz, Poland) PURPOSE: To demonstrate new, recently commercially available SOCT examination of the retina in comparison to standard OCT. METHODS: SOCT uses spectral / Fourier domain detection...

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Retinal Measurements with 3D-OCT

Alexander C. Walsh, MD (Los Angeles, CA), Paul G. Updike, MS (Los Angeles, CA), Jared F. Updike, (Los Angeles, CA), Srinivas R. Sadda, MD (Los Angeles, CA) PURPOSE: The improved data acquisition speed and axial resolution of Fourier domain OCT (FD OCT) devices enable comprehensive 3D retinal reconstructions (3DOCT) and feature delineation. The goal of this study is to analyze differences between conventional OCT images and 3DOCT data and to...

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Optical Coherence Tomography Evaluation of Macular Edema after Radial Optic Neurotomy in Patients Affected by Central Retinal Vein Occlusion

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/Optical-Coherence-Tomography-Evaluation-of-Macular-Edema-after-Radial-Optic-Neurotomy-in-Patients-Affected-by-Central-Retinal-Vein-Occlusion.swf F. Patelli, P. Radice, G. Zumbo, F. M. Di Tizio, G. Fasolino, S. Marchi Purpose: To evaluate the characteristics of macular edema (ME) before and after radial optic neurotomy (RON) detected by optical coherence tomography (OCT), in patients with central...

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The Natural History of DME: Literature Review and Personal Experience

http://www.evrs.eu/medias/2005/congress/The-Natural-History-of-DME:-Literature-Review-and-Personal-Experience.swf Barbara Parolini – for the Vide Study Group Purpose: To better understand the natural history of diabetic macular edema (DME). Methods: Literature review and personal experience on more than 40 patients followed for six months or more without any therapeutic intervention. Results: DME may show stability or even improvement of...

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Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide Injection for the Management of Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion

N. Acar, M. Çakır, Y. B. Ünver, Z. Kapran, T. Altan, Z. Bayraktar, E. Y. Pınarcı, I. Perente, M. Dogan Purpose: To evaluate the efficacy of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide (IVTA) injection for the treatment of macular edema (ME) due to branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) by OCT. Methods: In this prospective study, a total 42 eyes of 42 patients with BRVO in which visual acuity is ≤ 0.5 Snellen lines with ME were included in...

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Regression of Serous Macular Detachment after Intravitreal Triamcinolone

Murat Karacorlu, Hakan Ozdemir, Serra Arf Karacorlu Purpose: To evaluate the effect of intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide on serous macular detachment in eyes with diabetic cystoid macular edema (CME). Methods: Twenty eyes of 20 patients with diabetic macular edema made up the study population. The eligibility criteria for this study included clinically detectable CME in which the presence of serous macular detachment was documented by...

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