Optical Coherence Tomography


Ask your doctor

The following questions can help you talk to your doctor about optical coherence tomography (OCT). Consider printing or writing down these questions and taking them to your appointment. Taking notes can help you remember your doctor’s response when you get home.

Doctor explaining condition to patient with heart diagram

Bring a list of questions to talk with your doctor about optical coherence tomography. 

  1. Why might Optical coherence tomography (OCT) be beneficial for me?
  2. What individual risks will OCT present for me?
  3. Is there any preparation that I have to do for OCT? 
  4. What does recovery look like for OCT?