Increasing peripapillary atrophy is associated with progressive glaucoma.

@article{Uchida1998IncreasingPA,
  title={Increasing peripapillary atrophy is associated with progressive glaucoma.},
  author={Hideya Uchida and Seyda Uğurlu and Joseph Caprioli},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1998},
  volume={105 8},
  pages={1541-5}
}
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to determine the incidence and degree of progression of peripapillary atrophy in progressive and nonprogressive glaucoma. STUDY DESIGN A retrospective cohort study. PARTICIPANTS A total of 75 eyes of 75 patients were examined. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Qualitative assessment of optic disc, peripapillary atrophy,and visual field change was performed by three experienced, masked, independent observers. METHODS Rim-disc area ratio and peripapillary atrophy-disc area… CONTINUE READING

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