Optical coherence tomography angiography in pre-perimetric open-angle glaucoma

Optical coherence tomography angiography in pre-perimetric open-angle glaucoma Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol (2017) 255:1787–1793 DOI 10.1007/s00417-017-3709-7 GLAUCOMA Optical coherence tomography angiography in pre-perimetric open-angle glaucoma 1 1 1 1 Gilda Cennamo & Daniela Montorio & Nunzio Velotti & Federica Sparnelli & 2 1 Michele Reibaldi & Giovanni Cennamo Received: 28 December 2016 /Revised: 12 May 2017 /Accepted: 30 May 2017 /Published online: 19 June 2017 Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2017 . . . Abstract Keywords OCTangiography SD-OCT Visual field Purpose To evaluate the diagnostic efficacy of optical coher- Open-angle glaucoma ence tomography (OCT) angiography, in patients with pre- perimetric open-angle glaucoma. Methods Thirty-eight consecutive eyes of 26 patients with pre-perimetric open-angle glaucoma and 48 normal eyes of Introduction 32 controls were included in this prospective study. We eval- uated OCT angiography, spectral-domain OCT and visual Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness world- fields parameters. Differences between controls and patients wide, affecting more than 60 million people. An early diagno- and between OCT angiography parameters and traditional sis and close monitoring of glaucoma are important to avoid glaucoma measurements were evaluated. Receiver operating irreversible nerve damage associated with vision loss. Visual characteristic curves for OCT angiography parameters were field testing remains the gold standard for the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology Springer Journals

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