Imaging of Retina Can Help in Monitoring Nerve Cell Damage in MS

Imaging of Retina Can Help in Monitoring Nerve Cell Damage in MS

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Imaging of Retina Can Help in Monitoring Nerve Cell Damage in MS

An imaging technique called optical coherence tomography (OCT) could be useful for monitoring nervous system damage in people with multiple sclerosis (MS), especially early on in the disease, a study in patients reports. The study, “Optical coherence tomography in multiple sclerosis: A 3-year prospective multicenter study,” was published in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology. OCT is an imaging technique that takes detailed pictures of the retina — the back part of the eye that…

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