Optical coherence tomography angiography

Simon S. Gao, Yali Jia, Miao Zhang, Johnny P. Su, Gangjun Liu, Thomas S. Hwang, Steven T. Bailey, David Huang

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Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) is a noninvasive approach that can visualize blood vessels down to the capillary level. With the advent of high-speed OCT and efficient algorithms, practical OCTA of ocular circulation is now available to ophthalmologists. Clinical investigations that used OCTA have increased exponentially in the past few years. This review will cover the history of OCTA and survey its most important clinical applications. The salient problems in the interpretation and analysis of OCTA are described, and recent advances are highlighted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)OCT27-OCT36
JournalInvestigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science
Issue number9
StatePublished - Jul 2016


  • Angiography
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Optical coherence tomography angiography
  • Retina

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Sensory Systems
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience


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