This edition of the EyeCarePD newsletter is about the importance of viewing macular OCT images with different contrast and background color settings.
OCT evaluation is a skill in pattern recognition. While this is not an unusual concept for eye care professionals this is not commonly discussed in terms of OCT interpretation.
This edition of the EyeCarePD newsletter is about the thousands of levels of intensity detected by an OCT device, as well as the difference between viewing images in pseudocolor and grayscale.
ORT stands for outer retinal tubulation. It is theorized to be due to degenerated photoreceptors that become arranged in a circular or ovoid pattern.
Inner retinal opacification is a common finding seen on OCTs for retinal artery occlusions.
The image displayed is not a diffuse amelanotic choroidal melanoma.
This OCT image is typical of dry age-related macular degeneration complicated by focal atrophy.
Let’s continue the conversation about fluid. But this time, the spotlight is on intraretinal fluid.
This OCT image is typical of cystoid macular edema after a retinal vein occlusion.
This OCT image is typical of choroidal neovascularization.