The OCT examines the layers of the central retina and optic nerve. It is performed by a computerized system using light waves, so no radiation.
The waves pass through the dilated pupil without any risk to patient health.
The images are captured and processed by the device providing details of the anatomy that allow retinal dignostics of a very large number of diseases of the retina.
USE: Assists in the diagnosis and monitoring of macular diseases such as macular degeneration related to age, diabetic retinopathy, pre-retinal membranes and macular hole.