Comparison of methods to evaluate the optic nerve head and nerve fiber layer for glaucomatous change.

@article{Caprioli1996ComparisonOM,
  title={Comparison of methods to evaluate the optic nerve head and nerve fiber layer for glaucomatous change.},
  author={Joseph Caprioli and Bruce E. Prum and Thierry G. Zeyen},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1996},
  volume={121 6},
  pages={659-67}
}
PURPOSE To compare the rates of optic nerve damage in early human glaucoma as measured by four methods to evaluate change in the optic nerve and nerve fiber layer. METHODS Four techniques were used to detect progressive glaucomatous damage in a prospective, longitudinal study: (1) qualitative evaluation of stereoscopic color optic disk photographs, (2) qualitative evaluation of monochromatic nerve fiber layer photographs, (3) manual stereoplanimetric measurements of disk rim area, and (4… CONTINUE READING

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