1. Optical coherence tomography circle scans can be used to study many eyes with advanced glaucoma

    Optical coherence tomography circle scans can be used to study many eyes with advanced glaucoma

    Purpose To examine the utility of optical coherence tomography (OCT) for studying eyes with advanced glaucoma [i.e., eyes with a 24-2 visual field (VF) mean deviation (MD) worse than -15 dB], we tested the hypothesis that if these eyes had a 10-2 total deviation (TD) map with points better than -8 dB, then the topographically corresponding regions on the circumpapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (cpRNFL) should show a preserved region. Design Evaluation of technology study Participants 39 eyes from 33 patients (mean: 68.8 ± 9.2 years) with a diagnosis of glaucoma had a 24-2 VF with a MD ...

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