AMD Update 16: Visualization of Drusen and RPE With New Software Application for Zeiss HD-OCT: A New Aid for Assessing Both Dry and Wet AMD

As noted below, by both Drs. Rosenfeld and Puliafito, this new diagnostic tool will play an important role in assessing and speeding the development of new treatments for both dry and wet AMD that are being researched and brought to the market.

In an announcement on January 20th, Carl Zeiss Meditec said that it had added new dry age-related macular degeneration (Dry AMD) and new glaucoma diagnostic tools for its Cirrus HD-OCT (High Definition Optical Coherence Tomography), and the new software, version 6.0, had received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Zeiss Meditec Cirrus HD-OCT
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