Glaucoma detection using optic disc images from the English national screening programme for diabetic retinopathy.

@article{Ong2013GlaucomaDU,
  title={Glaucoma detection using optic disc images from the English national screening programme for diabetic retinopathy.},
  author={Hon Shing Ong and Samantha Levin and Gillian Vafidis},
  journal={Journal of glaucoma},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 6},
  pages={496-500}
}
PURPOSE We performed this study to determine the positive predictive value of a Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Program (DRSP) in detecting early glaucoma using diabetic retinopathy screening images. PATIENTS AND METHODS The study was carried out on patients referred to the glaucoma clinic from the local DRSP. Retinal images considered by DRSP graders to show possible glaucomatous optic discs were referred to the final referral grader, a medical retina specialist (MR). The same images were… CONTINUE READING
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