Ultra-High Resolution OCT Helpful in Surface Squamous

March 27, 2012

Ophthalmology: Ultra-high OCT gives outrageously detailed view of tissue- it’s like looking at a histology slide. Researchers were able to very accurately distinguish pterygia from surface squamous neoplasia using this modality, which is critical as the latter requires a far different treatment approach. Too bad this gizmo is not widely available, but it would certainly come in handy before surgery if one has atypical pterygia.

 

 

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