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Optical coherence tomography

Optical coherence tomography is a non-invasive imaging test. It uses certain light waves to create very detailed pictures of the layers of the retina, including the macula. These pictures help opthalmologists learn more about the health of a patient’s eyes, including whether there is fluid behind the retina, or thinning of the macula.


Way of using light to control genetically engineered cells. Researchers use optogenetics to very finely control nerves to better understand their function.


Ophthalmology is a division of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye. An ophthalmologist is a Doctor of Medicine who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of infections in the eye. All assessments that are designed to analyze eye disease should be performed by a physician. The practice of ophthalmology includes all features of visual function in health and disease.

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