Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Review Article Volume 4 Issue 11

The Value of OCT GCIPL Parameters in Neuro-Ophthalmology- A Review Article

Ahmed Darwish*

Professor of Ophthalmology, Ain Shams University, Egypt and Vitreoretinal Surgery Consultant at Dhahran Eye Specialist Hospital, KSA

*Corresponding Author: Ahmed Darwish, Professor of Ophthalmology, Ain Shams University, Egypt and Vitreoretinal Surgery Consultant at Dhahran Eye Specialist Hospital, KSA.

Received: August 27, 2021; Published: October 04, 2021



Purpose: Currently, segmentation of individual retinal layer is possible using spectral-domain OCT (SD-OCT). The Ganglion Cell/Inner plexiform layer (GCIPL) investigation has become one of the most useful tools in neuro-ophthalmic practice. In this review we shall point out the value of this investigative tool in neuro-ophthalmology.

Methods: To evaluate the above-mentioned item based on recently published data.

Results: GCIPL analysis may provide earlier information about neuronal damage than retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) analysis in neuro-ophthalmic disorders.

Conclusion: Optical coherence tomography GCIPL testing has proved to be an important non invasive less time consuming test in the diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of optic neuropathies.

Keywords: Neuro-Ophthalmology; SD OCT; Optical Coherence Tomography; Ganglion Cell Inner Plexiform Layer



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Citation: Ahmed Darwish. “The Value of OCT GCIPL Parameters in Neuro-Ophthalmology- A Review Article".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 4.11 (2021): 07-13.


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