Visual fields in glaucoma: a clinical overview
Static automated visual field testing is now an integral part of the detection and monitoring of primary open angle glaucoma. However, although many aspects of testing are automated, interpretation of the large amounts of data produced by these instruments is not. Two major challenges facing the practitioner are differentiating between the visual fields of a patient with early glaucoma and those of a normal patient, and identifying whether small reductions in sensitivity are due to a true defect or a product of other factors. This paper presents a clinical overview of how to systematically review visual field plots and how to recognise defects arising from patient factors, as well as some of the alternative testing techniques available for the assessment of the glaucoma patient.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Keywords:||glaucoma, interpretation, new techniques, static automated visual fields|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300)|
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300) > Vision Science (111303)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > OPTOMETRY AND OPHTHALMOLOGY (111300) > Optical Technology (111302)
|Divisions:||Current > Research Centres > Centre for Health Research|
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2000 Optometrists Association Australia|
|Deposited On:||16 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:54|
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