Imaging of the Vitreo-macular Interface

Part of the Essentials in Ophthalmology book series (ESSENTIALS)


Over the last decade, the advent of newer imaging technologies has meant that the vitreo-macular interface is now able to be visualized with more and more detail. Previously, fundus examination and ultrasound were the main modalities of visualization; however, optical coherence tomography and other newer imaging techniques have revolutionized the detail which can be seen and measured accurately. We explore the key imaging modalities available currently to visualize the vitreo-macular interface and speculate on future directions.


Noise Reduction Macular Hole Retinal Thickness Internal Limit Membrane Axial Resolution 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OphthalmologyLudwig Boltzmann Institute for Retinology and Biomicroscopic Laser Surgery, Rudolf Foundation HospitalViennaAustria

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