Microscope-integrated systems future of intraoperative OCT, speaker says

PHILADELPHIA — Intraoperative optical coherence tomography may enhance surgeon experience and improve outcomes in vitreoretinal surgery, a speaker told colleagues here.“Intraoperative OCT is currently feasible. New discoveries are achieved through this technology. It’s an emerging field with regard to application on scopes,” Justis P. Ehlers, MD, said at Macula 2014.Currently, system incompatibility and cost hinder the use of intraoperative OCT, Ehlers said.

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