Spectral Optical Coherence Tomography/Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope: The Next Generation

  • Richard B. Rosen
  • Patricia M. T. Garcia

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) was introduced by Fujimoto and associates in the mid-1990s, and for the first time offered physicians a view similar to histologic crosssections of the retina in a living patient.1,2 Over the ensuing decade it has become a standard tool for diagnosing and monitoring retinal diseases.3


Optical Coherence Tomography Retinal Pigment Epithelium Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Macular Hole Retinal Thickness 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard B. Rosen
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • Patricia M. T. Garcia
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.New York Eye and Ear InfirmaryNew York
  2. 2.Department of Clinical OphthalmologyNew York Medical CollegeValhalla
  3. 3.Department of Applied OpticsUniversity of KentCanterburyUK
  4. 4.Advanced Retinal Imaging LaboratoryNew York Eye and Ear InfirmaryNew York
  5. 5.Department of OphthalmologyNew York Medical CollegeValhalla

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