1. Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography of β-zone Peripapillary Atrophy: Influence of Myopia and Glaucoma

    Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography of β-zone Peripapillary Atrophy: Influence of Myopia and Glaucoma

    Purpose: To investigate the influence of glaucoma and myopia on the cross-sectional configuration of β-zone peripapillary atrophy (PPA-β) using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT). Methods: Among 100 eyes of 100 consecutive patients with POAG regardless of intraocular pressure level and 100 eyes of 100 normal subjects, cross-sectional B-scan images of PPA-β obtained with SD-OCT were evaluated. PPA bed configurations were classified and associated factors were studied with multivariate analysis. Results: In 147 eyes with PPA-β (84 POAG and 63 normal eyes; P = 0.0012), PPA bed were composed of straight (14 POAG and 27 normal eyes) or downward-curved (19 and ...

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