Automated system separates glaucomatous, healthy eyes

Petrou, Ilya; Meier, Joerg
August 2008
Ophthalmology Times;8/15/2008, Vol. 33 Issue 16, p33
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The article presents information on a fully automated system used in the diagnosis of glaucoma, which was able to separate glaucomatous eyes from healthy eyes, based only on digital fundus images. The imaging devices used were the Heidelberg Retinal Tomograph 3, and high-resolution optical coherence tomography (OCT). It is stated that glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness, and is characterized by the progressive loss of retinal nerve fibers.


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