1. Quantitative assessment of optic nerve head morphology and retinal nerve fibre layer in non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy with optical coherence tomography and confocal scanning laser ophthalmoloscopy

    Background/ aims: To compare the optic disc parameters between patients with non-arteritic anterior ischaemic optic neuropathy (NAION) and normal controls, using optical coherence tomography (OCT) and Heidelberg Retinal Tomograph III (HRT); and to evaluate the structure-function relationship in NAION eyes. Methods: Both eyes of 22 patients with typical unilateral NAION of 6 months' duration and 52 eyes from 52 randomly selected normal subjects underwent Humphrey visual field (HVF) examination and measurement of optic disc and retinal nerve fibre layer thickness (RNFLT). Results: For the NAION affected eyes, NAION fellow eyes and normal controls, the magnification-corrected OCT disc areas were respectively ...
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