Retinal Imaging

Telemedicine making ROP screening and monitoring a viable reality
Pre-cataract surgery OCT means happier patient outcomesBecause a variety of vision-limiting macular pathologies are detectable only with OCT, this imaging should be performed in all patients undergoing cataract surgery.
Year brings advances in retinal imaging, screening, and gene/drug therapiesThe topics of special interest to retina specialists during 2015 include optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) and screening for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). Important research is taking place to determine the etiology of angiogenesis, possibly leading to targeting therapies in age-related macular degeneration (AMD), ROP, and diabetic retinopathy.
Centervue launches Eidon, CompassCentervue recently launched two new products, Eidon and Compass.
Topcon introduces non-mydriatic retinal cameras wireless review stationTopcon Medical Systems recently introduced a wireless review station that can be used with the TRC-NW300 and TRC-NW8 non-mydriatic capture systems running IMAGEnet 5.
Gulden debutes the Rowe OCT Model EyeGulden Ophthalmics recently introduced Rowe OCT Model Eye, a solid-state tissue phantom that is used by clamping it to an instrument and initiating an OCT test.
Tele-imaging holds promise for rural patientsing a presentation at SECO on Friday, Tony Cavallerano, OD, FAAO, said tele-imaging will help break down access to care barriers, especially for those in rural and underserved communities.
Future of retinal imaging advancing on multiple frontsRetinal imaging is rapidly advancing with the introduction of novel technologies and new imaging techniques.
Volk introduces portable ophthalmic imagerVolk Optical recently introduced the Pictor Plus, a handheld ophthalmic camera that can provide high-resolution images of the retinal and anterior segment at off-site clinics or during field work.