OCT Image-Guided Treatment of Scars
Improved scar rehabilitation is achieved with lasers by matching laser settings to heterogeneous thickness of fibrous pathology. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) provides accurate depth measurement and demonstrates vascularity in scar and healthy tissue noninvasively providing a clinical endpoint for optimally calculating dosimetry. Real-time imaging during treatment allows personalized treatment due to varying collagen densities in cicatricial tissues.
KeywordsOptical coherence tomography Collagen Scar Neovascularity Image guidance Burns
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