Retinal nerve fiber layer evaluation in multiple sclerosis with spectral domain optical coherence tomography Academic Article uri icon


MeSH Major

  • Actins
  • Anesthetics, Inhalation
  • Dendritic Spines
  • Hippocampus
  • Isoflurane


  • Patients with a history of multiple sclerosis had RNFL thinning that was detectable on SDOCT. Decreasing RNFL thickness in eyes with optic neuritis was found, and the odds of having optic neuritis were increased significantly with decreasing RNFL thickness. Average RNFL thinning with increasing duration of disease was an excellent predictor of a reported history of optic neuritis. SDOCT retinal imaging may represent a high-resolution, objective, noninvasive, and easily quantifiable in vivo biomarker of the presence of optic neuritis and severity of multiple sclerosis.

publication date

  • October 6, 2010



  • Academic Article


Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2147/OPTH.S13278

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1007

end page

  • 13


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