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Possibilities in Anterior Segment Imaging for Glaucoma (Gonioscopy, Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography and Ultrasound Biomicroscopy: Advantages and Disadvantages)

  • Daiva Paulaviciute-Baikstiene
  • Renata Vaiciuliene
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Abstract

Visualisation, qualitative and quantitative assessment of anterior segment (AS) structures provide useful information about the pathogenesis and anatomical variations of glaucoma. We aimed to summarize the clinical applications with advantages and disadvantages of AS optical coherence tomography (AS-OCT) and ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM) in the diagnosis and management of glaucoma.

Keywords

Glaucoma Gonioscopy Anterior segment optical coherence tomography Ultrasound biomicroscopy Anterior chamber angle 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daiva Paulaviciute-Baikstiene
    • 1
  • Renata Vaiciuliene
    • 1
  1. 1.Lithuanian University of Health SciencesKaunasLithuania

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