Comparison of a Spectral OCT/SLO With the Stratus OCT for Imaging Various Retinal Pathologies

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Summary

The purpose of this study is to compare the newly released Spectral OCT/SLO (OTI, Toronto, Canada) with the Zeiss Stratus OCT (Carl-Zeiss Meditec, Dublin, CA) with regards to the quality of the images obtained as well as the ease of use.

Study Design

Allocation: Random Sample, Primary Purpose: Screening, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional, Time Perspective: Retrospective

Conditions

Macular Hole

Location

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
New York
New York
United States
10003

Status

Completed

Source

The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary

Results (where available)

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A form of MACULAR DEGENERATION also known as dry macular degeneration marked by occurrence of a well-defined progressive lesion or atrophy in the central part of the RETINA called the MACULA LUTEA. It is distinguishable from WET MACULAR DEGENERATION in that the latter involves neovascular exudates.

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