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Four specialists join together for clinical applications of optical coherence tomography: Part 2.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Review location and structure of the Palisades of Vogt
  • Describe the use of OCT in children
  • Improve diagnostic skills in differentiating central vision loss due to macular disease from optic neuropathy
  • Discuss the use of OCT related to glaucoma

Reading Resources:

  1. Lathrop KL, Gupta D, Kagemann L, Schuman JS, Sundarraj N. Optical coherence tomography as a rapid, accurate, noncontact method of visualizing the palisades of Vogt. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 Mar 15;53(3):1381-7.
  2. Rao A, Sahoo B, Kumar M, Varshney G, Kumar R. Retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in children <18 years by spectral-domain optical coherence tomography. Semin Ophthalmol. 2013 Mar;28(2):97-102.
  3. Acton JH, Smith RT, Hood DC, Greenstein VC. Relationship between retinal layer thickness and the visual field in early age-related macular degeneration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 Nov 9;53(12):7618-24.
  4. Xu J, Ishikawa H, Wollstein G, Bilonick RA, Folio LS, Nadler Z, Kagemann L, Schuman JS.Three-dimensional spectral-domain optical coherence tomography data analysis for glaucoma detection. PLoS One. 2013;8(2).


Drs. Bonhomme, Lathrop, Kagemann have no relevant relationships with any entities producing health care goods or services

Dr. Nischal has financial interests with the following any entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Other: Honorarium for Lecture - Clarity Inc.

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The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.1) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to 1.0 contact hour.

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Release Date: 6/25/2013 | Last Modified On: 6/25/2013 | Expires: 6/25/2014

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