Optical coherence tomography: how it all began, and present-time diagnostic capabilities

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The optical coherence tomography is a modern method to assist the ophthalmologist examine the eye fundus. Tomographs have a very high resolution and give the ophthalmologist a in real-time mode in vivo a detailed examination of retinal, optic nerve and choroidal structures. A continual improvement of this technique offers great opportunities and is not only of scientific but also of practical interest.

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Yuriy Sergeyevich Astakhov

Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University

Email: astakhov73@mail.ru
MD, doctor of medical science, professor, head of the department of ophthalmology

Svetlana Georgiyevna Belekhova

Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University

Email: beleksv@yandex.ru
Postgraduate student. Department of Ophthalmology

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