1. Macular and Peripapillary Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Measurements by Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography in Normal-Tension Glaucoma

    Purpose. To evaluate and compare the glaucoma discrimination ability of macular inner retinal layer (MIRL) thickness with that of peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (pRNFL) thickness measured by spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (RTVue-100; Optovue Inc, Fremont, CA) in patients with normal-tension glaucoma (NTG). Methods. Sixty-five healthy subjects and 102 with NTG were enrolled. MIRL thickness provided by a ganglion cell complex (GCC) scan and two RNFL thicknesses measured by the NHM4 (RNFL1) and RNFL 3.45 (RNFL2) modes of the RTVue-100 system were analyzed. The areas under the receiver operating characteristic curves (AUCs) of MIRL and pRNFL thicknesses for discriminating ...
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