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Macular Fluid Reduces Reproducibility of Choroidal Thickness Measurements on Enhanced Depth Optical Coherence Tomography.

Authors
  • Wong, Sophia S1
  • Vuong, Vivian S1
  • Cunefare, David2
  • Farsiu, Sina3
  • Moshiri, Ala1
  • Yiu, Glenn4
  • 1 Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California.
  • 2 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
  • 3 Department of Biomedical Engineering, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Department of Ophthalmology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
  • 4 Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California. Electronic address: [email protected]
Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of ophthalmology
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2017
Volume
184
Pages
108–114
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajo.2017.10.005
PMID: 29038011
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The presence of macular fluid reduces CT measurement reproducibility, particularly in eyes with subretinal fluid and greater choroidal thickness. A difference of 74.1 μm in subfoveal CT or 63.9 μm in average CT may be necessary to detect true clinical change in eyes with macular fluid.

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