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World J Ophthalmol. May 12, 2016; 6(2): 10-19
Published online May 12, 2016. doi: 10.5318/wjo.v6.i2.10
Advances in retinal imaging modalities: Challenges and opportunities
Muhammad Usman Saeed, Justyna Danuta Oleszczuk
Muhammad Usman Saeed, Department of Ophthalmology, St Helier Hospital, Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust, Carshalton, London SM5 1AA, United Kingdom
Justyna Danuta Oleszczuk, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London EC1V 2PD, United Kingdom
Author contributions: Saeed MU and Oleszczuk JD both contributed to this paper.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflict of interest and no financial benefits from any of the manufacturers.
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Correspondence to: Muhammad Usman Saeed, BSc, MBBS, FRCS Ed, FRCOphth, Department of Ophthalmology, St Helier Hospital, Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust, Wrythe Lane, Carshalton, London SM5 1AA, United Kingdom. musmansaeed@aol.com
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Received: December 12, 2014
Peer-review started: December 12, 2014
First decision: February 7, 2015
Revised: February 19, 2016
Accepted: April 14, 2016
Article in press: April 18, 2016
Published online: May 12, 2016
Core Tip

Core tip: This article summarizes currently available and emerging imaging modalities in ophthalmology with respect to image acquisition, review options (i.e., software and file formats) and clinical application of the results.