OCT Angiography a Good Way to Detect Diabetic Retinopathy

Source: Medscape

Wide-field swept-source optical coherence tomography angiography (WF OCTA) can detect diabetic retinopathy as well as fluorescein angiography and ultrawide-field color fundus photography, according to results from two analyses, as report in Medscape.

The new technology saves time and is less invasive and less risky than fluorescein angiography, said Dan Gong, MD, from Massachusetts Eye and Ear in Boston. “The finding from both these studies is that this technology is just as good, if not better,” he told Medscape Medical News.

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