1. Apparatus and method for diagnosing disease involving optic nerve

    Apparatus and method for diagnosing disease involving optic nerve
    An apparatus and a method for diagnosing optic neuropathic diseases including glaucoma, are provided. The apparatus for diagnosing optical neuropathic diseases measures a thickness of a retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) using methods such as optical coherence tomography (OCT) and scanning laser polarimetry, and includes a scanning unit which scans along an optic nerve margin in the proximity of an optic nerve head, a pattern analyzing unit which analyzes a pattern of the RNFL scanned by the scanning unit, and a disease determining unit which determines a presence of the disease based on the pattern of the RNFL analyzed by ...
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