1. The qualitative assessment of optical coherence tomography and the central retinal sensitivity in patients with retinitis pigmentosa

    The qualitative assessment of optical coherence tomography and the central retinal sensitivity in patients with retinitis pigmentosa

    Purpose To analyze the relationships between qualitative and quantitative parameters of spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) and the central retinal sensitivity in patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Materials and methods Ninety-three eyes of 93 patients were finally enrolled, with a median age (quartile) of 58 (24.5) years. We assessed the patients using SD-OCT and the 10–2 program of a Humphry Field Analyzer (HFA). As a qualitative parameter, two graders independently classified the patients’ SD-OCT images into five severity grades (grades 1–5) based on the severity of damage to the photoreceptor inner and outer segments (IS/OS) layer ...

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