Visual field testing: timing and analysis in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma

Fechtner, Robert D.
April 2008
Ophthalmology Times;4/1/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p49
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The article investigates the clinical features and risk factors which are considered in scheduling follow-up visits for visual field testing in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma. In measuring the success of a therapeutic approach, the visual field and optic disc/retinal nerve fiber layer status are evaluated. To identify the interval for visual field testing and optic nerve evaluation, the factors such as severity of damage, stage of disease, and rate of progression, must be considered.


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