Non-invasive diagnostic tool that performs histological cuts of tissues through the transmission of light waves, with a resolution 10 times higher than ultrasound. Evaluates the nerve fiber layer of the eye and optic nerve, allowing the monitoring of Glaucoma and macular and retinal diseases; layers and corneal thickness, in addition to the measurement of ganglion cells.
Indications in Retina:
- Macular hole
- Central serous choroidopathy
- Choroidal neovascular membrane
- Epimacular membranes
- Follow-up of operated patients
To perform it, it requires pupil dilation and the approximate duration of the test is 20 minutes.
Indications in glaucoma:
- Early diagnosis of glaucoma
- Pits (focal excavations)