What is Optical Coherence Tomography OCT?

Category: Procedures

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Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an optical signal acquisition and processing method allowing extremely high-quality, micrometre-resolution, three-dimensional images from within optical scattering media (e.g., biological tissue) to be obtained.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Optical Coherence Tomography OCT

Side effect Patients Percentage

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Optical Coherence Tomography OCT

Dosage Patients Percentage
yearly 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 1
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2 patient evaluations for Optical Coherence Tomography OCT

Dec 15, 2013 (Started Dec 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Diagnostic assessment)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: One time
Advice & Tips: Very easy painless test. I found out that the computer tests could not detect that I had MS. OCT showed that my optic nerve was in the top of the green zone (excellent).
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 6, 2008 (Started Oct 03, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Vision)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
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