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Developing Binocular Optical Coherence Tomography for Strabismus

Developing Binocular Optical Coherence Tomography for Strabismus Research Original Investigation Use of a Binocular Optical Coherence Tomography System to Evaluate Strabismus in Primary Position Invited Commentary Developing Binocular Optical Coherence Tomography for Strabismus Not a Simple Task Yi Ning J. Strube, MD, MS, FRCSC, DABO Optical coherence tomography (OCT) use in ophthalmology Accurate strabismus measurements require good fixa- continues to increase as more indications for and develop- tion, which depends on the patient’s visual acuity. Although the device allows for the input of the spherical equivalent, in ments of OCT imaging are described. Optical coherence tomography provides objec- many patients the visual acuity will be degraded without cor- tive, quantitative data that recting for the astigmatic error. The device is only measuring Related article page 811 allow an accurate diagnosis distance deviations, which is only half the equation in assess- and monitoring of eye dis- ing a patient’s strabismus. Modifying the device to allow for ease, reducing the variability inherent in subjective patient near deviation measurements would significantly improve as- evaluations. However, the increasing use of OCT in ophthal- sessments. The fixation target used is not well defined, and mology has created a burden to our health care system due the size should be modifiable based http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Ophthalmology American Medical Association

Developing Binocular Optical Coherence Tomography for Strabismus

JAMA Ophthalmology , Volume 136 (7) – Jul 31, 2018

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American Medical Association
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Copyright 2018 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
2168-6165
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2168-6173
DOI
10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.1978
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Abstract

Research Original Investigation Use of a Binocular Optical Coherence Tomography System to Evaluate Strabismus in Primary Position Invited Commentary Developing Binocular Optical Coherence Tomography for Strabismus Not a Simple Task Yi Ning J. Strube, MD, MS, FRCSC, DABO Optical coherence tomography (OCT) use in ophthalmology Accurate strabismus measurements require good fixa- continues to increase as more indications for and develop- tion, which depends on the patient’s visual acuity. Although the device allows for the input of the spherical equivalent, in ments of OCT imaging are described. Optical coherence tomography provides objec- many patients the visual acuity will be degraded without cor- tive, quantitative data that recting for the astigmatic error. The device is only measuring Related article page 811 allow an accurate diagnosis distance deviations, which is only half the equation in assess- and monitoring of eye dis- ing a patient’s strabismus. Modifying the device to allow for ease, reducing the variability inherent in subjective patient near deviation measurements would significantly improve as- evaluations. However, the increasing use of OCT in ophthal- sessments. The fixation target used is not well defined, and mology has created a burden to our health care system due the size should be modifiable based

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JAMA OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jul 31, 2018

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