Navigated single-capture 3D and cross-sectional wide-field OCT of the mid and peripheral retina and vitreoretinal interface

Paulo Eduardo Stanga, Salvador Pastor-Idoate, Ursula Reinstein, Pooja Vatas, Umangi Patel, Sander Dubovy, Dan Reinstein, Ori Zahavi

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Purpose: Assess the mid and peripheral neuroretina and vitreoretinal interface using a novel Navigated Single-Capture 3D and Cross-Sectional Wide-Field Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography (WF SS-OCT) technology with correlation to Multi-Wavelength Ultra-Widefield Imaging (MW UWFI) and Histopathology reference. Methods: Retrospective observational study. A total of 74 patients (148 eyes) were imaged using WF SS-OCT and Navigated Single-Capture twelve 23 mm cross-sectional radial scan pattern at 15° intervals. Image diagnosis included: congenital hypertrophy of the retinal pigment epithelium, choroidal nevus, ora serrata pearls, retinal tuft, lattice, snail track, cobblestone degeneration, retinal hole, retinal tear, degenerative retinoschisis, peripheral laser retinopexy, white without pressure, vitreous floaters, subclinical peripheral rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RD), and tractional RD in proliferative diabetic retinopathy. WF SS-OCT images were correlated with MW UWFI and histopathological references where available. Results: WF SS-OCT successfully imaged structural features in all diagnoses with significant improvement in diagnostic capability and increased the diagnosis of specific features such as vitreoretinal attachment, full thickness hole or tear and subretinal fluid. Histopathological correlation was available for five (5) different peripheral retinal pathologies imaged by both WF SS-OCT and MW UWFI and good anatomical correlation was observed in all diagnosis. Conclusions: Navigated Single-Capture 3D and Cross-Sectional WF SS-OCT provides detailed anatomic information of the mid and peripheral neuroretina and vitreoretinal interface, allowing early recognition of vision-threatening features that may influence clinical management, particularly in an era of telemedicine or when there is limited or no access to Indirect Ophthalmoscopy with 360° Scleral Indentation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1642-1651
Number of pages10
JournalEuropean Journal of Ophthalmology
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 2022


  • PVD
  • Techniques of retinal examination
  • diabetic retinopathy
  • preventive medicine/screening
  • retina – medical therapies
  • retinal breaks
  • retinal detachment
  • retinal pathology/research
  • telemedicine
  • vitreous traction syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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