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Know your retinal layers

Two decades since its introduction, OCT has become indispensable for research, screening, diagnosing, and monitoring diseases of the macula and optic nerve head.

 In a high quality, high resolution OCT scan, at least 13 retinal layers can be identified, the names of which [...]

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ICG angiography remains valuable

During a symposium on innovations for the diagnosis and imaging of vitreoretinal diseases at the recent World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC 2016), Dr. Ferrara, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, provided evidence to support the high diagnostic value of ICG angiography [...]

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13th International SPECTRALIS Symposium 2015 in Valencia – videos now available online!

Record numbers attended this year’s International SPECTRALIS Symposium (ISS). More than 400 participants from 49 countries accepted an invitation from the Heidelberg Engineering Academy to the 13th ISS in Valencia, Spain, held on October 16 and 17, 2015.

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Winners of Vision Research’s picture competition 2015 announced

The European Vision Institute (EVI) announced the winners of its 7th Picture Competition in Vision Research & Ophthalmology. Heidelberg Engineering has supported this competition since its first edition in 2009.

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Positive response to swept-source OCT Cataract and Refractive Imaging Platform at ESCRS

The feedback and reactions to the first public presentation of Heidelberg Engineering’s new Cataract and Refractive Imaging Platform at the ESCRS in Barcelona were extremely [...]

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New journal article on SPECTRALIS in space

A recent cover article in Ocular Surgery News, Monitoring long-term effects on vision in microgravity a priority for NASA’s future flight to Mars, highlights NASA’s initiative to understand vision loss due to microgravity.

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Cautionary Notice: Windows 10 Upgrade

We would like to caution you not to reserve or install any Windows 10 upgrades on your Heidelberg Engineering devices. This notice affects SPECTRALIS, HRA, HRT, and HEP devices as well as all viewing station PCs.

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IOP Reduction Enhances VF Sensitivity

Although previous studies have suggested that improved retinal ganglion cell function may occur after intraocular pressure (IOP) reduction, functional visual improvement has not definitively been associated with reduced IOP.

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Severity of AMD Related to Incidence and Progression in the Fellow Eye

A recently published analysis of data collected from the Beaver Dam Eye Study looked at the severity of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in one eye in relation to the incidence and progression of AMD in the fellow eye.

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Diabetes is linked to an increased risk of glaucoma

A recent article by scientists from Johns Hopkins University, Diabetes, Fasting Glucose, and the Risk of Glaucoma, reported on a meta-analysis of 47 studies including 2,981,342 individuals to [...]

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