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    2. Effects of Circumpapillary Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Segmentation Error Correction on Glaucoma Diagnosis in Myopic Eyes

      Effects of Circumpapillary Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Segmentation Error Correction on Glaucoma Diagnosis in Myopic Eyes
      Purpose: In a myopic population, we investigated the occurrence of circumpapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) segmentation errors that required manual correction in optical coherence tomography (OCT) and its effect on glaucoma diagnostic capability of OCT. Materials and Methods: Myopic subjects (spherical equivalent refractive error 3 diopters) with and without primary open-angle glaucoma were recruited. Three circumpapillary RNFL scans with diameters of 3.45, 4.50, and 6.00▒mm ...
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    3. Noninvasive Detection of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Ocular Hypertension and Primary Open-angle Glaucoma

      Noninvasive Detection of Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Ocular Hypertension and Primary Open-angle Glaucoma
      Purpose: To assess mitochondrial dysfunction in vivo in ocular hypertension (OHT) and primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) using retinal metabolic analysis. Patients and Methods: This was an observational, cross-sectional study performed from November 2015 to October 2016 at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. Thirty-eight eyes with varying stages of POAG, 16 eyes with OHT, and 32 control eyes were imaged on a custom fundus camera modified ...
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    4. Comparison of Widefield and Circumpapillary Circle Scans for Detecting Glaucomatous Neuroretinal Thinning on Optical Coherence Tomography

      Comparison of Widefield and Circumpapillary Circle Scans for Detecting Glaucomatous Neuroretinal Thinning on Optical Coherence Tomography
      Purpose : Our purpose was to compare the effectiveness of detecting progressive retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness changes using widefield scans compared to circumpapillary circle scans derived from optic disc volume scans when using a manual region-of-interest (ROI) approach . Methods : In a prospective observational study, a total of 125 eyes diagnosed clinically with glaucoma or suspected glaucoma that had both widefield (12 9 mm) and optic disc (6 6 mm ...
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    5. Evaluation of a Qualitative Approach for Detecting Glaucomatous Progression Using Wide-Field Optical Coherence Tomography Scans

      Evaluation of a Qualitative Approach for Detecting Glaucomatous Progression Using Wide-Field Optical Coherence Tomography Scans
      Purpose : To determine the effectiveness of detecting glaucomatous progression by a qualitative evaluation of wide-field (12 9 mm) scans on optical coherence tomography imaging. This method was compared to a conventional quantitative analysis of the global circumpapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (cpRNFL) thickness. Methods : A total of 409 eyes with a clinical diagnosis of glaucoma or suspected glaucoma for which two wide-field scans were obtained at least 1 year apart ...
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    6. Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography in Optic Disc Swelling

      Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography in Optic Disc Swelling
      Purpose To compare optical coherence tomography angiography (OCT-A) of peripapillary total vasculature and capillaries in patients with optic disc swelling. Design Cross-sectional study. Methods Twenty nine eyes with acute nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION), 44 eyes with papilledema, 8 eyes with acute optic neuritis, and 48 eyes of normal subjects were imaged using OCT-A. Peripapillary total vasculature information was recorded using a commercial vessel density map. Customized image analysis ...
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    7. Evaluation of a Region-of-Interest Approach for Detecting Progressive Glaucomatous Macular Damage on Optical Coherence Tomography

      Evaluation of a Region-of-Interest Approach for Detecting Progressive Glaucomatous Macular Damage on Optical Coherence Tomography
      Purpose : To evaluate a manual region-of-interest (ROI) approach for detecting progressive macular ganglion cell complex (GCC) changes on optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging. Methods : One hundred forty-six eyes with a clinical diagnosis of glaucoma or suspected glaucoma with macular OCT scans obtained at least 1 year apart were evaluated. Changes in the GCC thickness were identified using a manual ROI approach (ROI M ), whereby region(s) of observed or suspected ...
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    8. Association of Myopia With Peripapillary Perfused Capillary Density in Patients With Glaucoma An Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Study

      Association of Myopia With Peripapillary Perfused Capillary Density in Patients With Glaucoma An Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Study
      Importance This study used optical coherence tomographic angiography to assess for impaired blood flow in myopic eyes with or without open-angle glaucoma. Objective To compare the peripapillary perfused capillary density (PCD) between eyes with and without glaucoma. Design, Setting, and Participants In this cross-sectional study at a tertiary glaucoma referral practice, we recruited patients with myopic eyes of spherical equivalent of more than 3.0 diopters with and without open-angle ...
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    9. Detecting Glaucomatous Progression With a Region-of-Interest Approach on Optical Coherence Tomography: A Signal-to-Noise Evaluation

      Detecting Glaucomatous Progression With a Region-of-Interest Approach on Optical Coherence Tomography: A Signal-to-Noise Evaluation
      Purpose : To compare two region-of-interest (ROI) approaches and a global thickness approach for capturing progressive circumpapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (cpRNFL) changes on optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging. Methods : Progressive cpRNFL thickness changes were evaluated in 164 eyes with a clinical diagnosis of glaucoma or suspected glaucoma; all eyes underwent optic disc OCT imaging on two visits at least 1 year apart. Such changes were evaluated with a manual ROI ...
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    10. Peripapillary Perfused Capillary Density in Exfoliation Syndrome and Exfoliation Glaucoma versus POAG and Healthy Controls: An OCTA Study

      Peripapillary Perfused Capillary Density in Exfoliation Syndrome and Exfoliation Glaucoma versus POAG and Healthy Controls: An OCTA Study
      PURPOSE: To compare the peripapillary perfused capillary density (PCD) among eyes with exfoliation syndrome (XFS), exfoliation glaucoma (XFG), primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), and controls. DESIGN: Observational, cross-sectional study. METHODS: Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) images (4.54.5 mm) of the optic nerve head were obtained using a commercial spectral domain OCTA system (AngioVue Avanti RTVue-XR, OptoVue, Fremont, CA). Two concentric circles with 1.95-mm (inner) and 3.45-mm (outer ...
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    11. Relationship between Optic Nerve Head Drusen Volume and Structural and Functional Optic Nerve Damage

      Relationship between Optic Nerve Head Drusen Volume and Structural and Functional Optic Nerve Damage
      Purpose: To assess the relationships between optic nerve head drusen (ONHD) volume, retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness and visual field (VF) loss. Methods: Patients with ONHD and no other ocular or systemic conditions that can affect RNFL or VF were enrolled. Serial enhanced depth imaging (EDI) optical coherence tomography (OCT) B-scans of the optic nerve head (interval between scans, ~30 [mu]m) were obtained from each participant. ONHD volume ...
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    12. Hybrid Deep Learning on Single Wide-field Optical Coherence Tomography Scans Accurately Classifies Glaucoma Suspects

      Hybrid Deep Learning on Single Wide-field Optical Coherence Tomography Scans Accurately Classifies Glaucoma Suspects
      Purpose: Existing summary statistics based upon optical coherence tomographic (OCT) scans and/or visual fields (VFs) are suboptimal for distinguishing between healthy and glaucomatous eyes in the clinic. This study evaluates the extent to which a hybrid deep learning method (HDLM), combined with a single wide-field OCT protocol, can distinguish eyes previously classified as either healthy suspects or mild glaucoma. Methods: In total, 102 eyes from 102 patients, with or ...
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    13. Imaging Congenital Optic Disc Pits and Associated Maculopathy Using Optical Coherence Tomography

      Imaging Congenital Optic Disc Pits and Associated Maculopathy Using Optical Coherence Tomography
      Objective: To elucidate the anatomy of congenital optic disc pits with and without maculopathy using optical coherence tomography. Setting: All patients were examined, photographed, and scanned at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Patients: Ten eyes of eight consecutive patients with congenital optic disc pits were studied. Three eyes had associated serous macular detachment (group 1), four had evidence of resolved detachment (group 2), and three had no clinical ...
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    14. A Novel Method for Assessing Lamina Cribrosa Structure Ex Vivo Using Anterior Segment Enhanced Depth Imaging Optical Coherence Tomography

      A Novel Method for Assessing Lamina Cribrosa Structure Ex Vivo Using Anterior Segment Enhanced Depth Imaging Optical Coherence Tomography
      Purpose: The purpose of this study is to investigate the use of anterior segment enhanced depth imaging (EDI) optical coherence tomography (OCT) for ex vivo lamina cribrosa (LC) imaging. Materials and Methods: After removing anterior segment and vitreous, the optic nerve head (ONH) tissue of porcine eyes was placed on a customized eye holder for imaging. Serial EDI OCT B-scans (interval, ~35 [mu]m) of the ONH were obtained using ...
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    15. The Association Between Clinical Features Seen on Fundus Photographs and Glaucomatous Damage Detected on Visual Fields and Optical Coherence Tomography Scans

      The Association Between Clinical Features Seen on Fundus Photographs and Glaucomatous Damage Detected on Visual Fields and Optical Coherence Tomography Scans
      Purpose: To classify the appearance of the optic disc seen on fundus photographs of healthy subjects and patients with or suspected glaucoma whose diagnosis was based upon visual fields (VFs) and spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (sdOCT) results. Patients and Methods: One eye of 100 patients with or suspected glaucoma and 62 healthy subjects were prospectively tested with 24-2 and 10-2 VF and macular and disc sdOCT cube scans. All eyes ...
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    16. Optical Coherence Tomography and Glaucoma Progression: A Comparison of a Region of Interest Approach to Average Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness

      Optical Coherence Tomography and Glaucoma Progression: A Comparison of a Region of Interest Approach to Average Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness
      Purpose: To determine whether the change in the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness in a region of interest (ROI) is a better measure of glaucoma progression than the change in average circumpapillary (cp) RNFL thickness. Methods: Disc cube scans were obtained with frequency domain optical coherence tomography from 60 eyes of 60 patients (age, 61.712.7 y) with early or suspected glaucoma and controlled intraocular pressure. The average ...
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  2. About Robert Ritch

    Robert Ritch

    Robert Ritch, MD, Chief of Glaucoma Service, Surgeon Director, Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.