The SL SCAN-1: Fourier Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Integrated into a Slit Lamp

  • F. D. Verbraak
  • M. Stehouwer
Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)


The detailed cross-sectional images of OCT can be used for diagnosis and follow-up, assessing therapeutic success or failure. Recently, the OCT technology has been implemented in a small unit compatible with existing slit lamps. This increases the efficiency of the routine clinical examination of a patient, will increase the comfort of the patient, and saves time. Additionally, the posterior segment can be scanned through a handheld lens and even through a three-mirror lens.


Optical Coherence Tomography Trabecular Meshwork Optical Coherence Tomography Image Slit Lamp Peripheral Retina 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyAcademisch Medisch CentrumAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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