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Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography in Glaucoma

  • Atilla Bayer
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Abstract

Assessment of the anterior segment anatomy is a critical step in evaluation of patients suspected of glaucoma. Evaluation of the anterior segment structures including angle grade, iris configuration, lens position, anterior chamber depth, evidence of previous glaucoma surgery and bleb characteristics, and glaucoma implant position provides essential guidance for making proper clinical therapeutic decisions. Aside from a detailed examination and gonioscopy, anterior segment optical coherence tomography (AS-OCT) is a commonly available tool clinicians use to evaluate the anterior segment structures. In this chapter, we will discuss various clinical applications of AS-OCT in glaucoma. We will also present case demonstrations to emphasize the utility of AS-OCT in various settings.

Keywords

Anterior segment Optical coherence tomography Anterior chamber angle Anterior segment OCT Angle closure 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Atilla Bayer
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  1. 1.Department of GlaucomaDünyagöz Eye HospitalAnkaraTurkey

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