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Spectral-domain optical coherence tomography imaging of macula-off rhegmatogenous retinal detachment

Authors Sridhar J, Flynn Jr. H

Received 25 November 2013

Accepted for publication 30 December 2013

Published 18 March 2014 Volume 2014:8 Pages 561—566

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S58219

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Jayanth Sridhar, Harry W Flynn Jr

Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL, USA

Abstract: The timing of repair and the utility of spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) for macula-off retinal detachment remains a controversial issue. Four patients who presented with macula-off retinal detachment underwent repair at various time points after symptom onset. Postoperative SD-OCT of the macula demonstrated correlation with final visual acuity.

Keywords: SD-OCT, vitrectomy, scleral buckle

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