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OCT-Angiography Appliance in Glaucoma

  • Akvile StoskuvieneEmail author
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Abstract

Novel imaging techniques promotes and maintains the continuous development in ophthalmology. Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCT-A) is a new modality of angiography presented in recent years. This technology allows non-invasively visualize the vasculature in the retina and the choroid with high resolution and provides greater insight into various retinal vascular pathologies.

As a valuable method OCTA is adjusted for evaluation of microvascular contribution in quite common diseases affecting the central macula (such as age-related macular, degeneration (AMD), diabetic maculopathy, retinal vascular occlusion, macular telangiectasia type 2), rarer diseases (including sickle cell retinopathy) and the optic nerve disorders [1, 2, 3, 4, 5].

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyLithuanian University of Health SciencesKaunasLithuania
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyLithuanian University of Health SciencesKaunasLithuania

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