Artifacts and Limitations in Time-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Images

  • J. Fernando Arevalo
  • Juan G. Sanchez
  • Reinaldo A. Garcia

The clinician uses a variety of imaging techniques to evaluate pathology and to make therapeutic decisions in ophthalmology. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a new technology that has been used increasingly to evaluate and manage a variety of retinal diseases. It is used to obtain a cross section of the retina based on the reflectivity of different layers within the retina, allowing detection of morphologic and micrometric changes in retinal tissue.


Optical Coherence Tomography Macular Hole Diabetic Macular Edema Retinal Thickness Optical Coherence Tomography Image 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Fernando Arevalo
    • 1
  • Juan G. Sanchez
    • 1
  • Reinaldo A. Garcia
    • 1
  1. 1.Retina and Vitreous Service, Clinica Oftalmológica Centro CaracasArevalo-Coutinho Foundation for Research in OphthalmologyCaracasVenezuela

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