Laser scanning tomography of the optic nerve head in ocular hypertension and glaucoma.

@article{Hatch1997LaserST,
  title={Laser scanning tomography of the optic nerve head in ocular hypertension and glaucoma.},
  author={Wendy V Hatch and John G. Flanagan and Edward E. Etchells and Donna E Williams-Lyn and Graham E. Trope},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1997},
  volume={81 10},
  pages={871-6}
}
BACKGROUND This study evaluated the ability of laser scanning tomography to distinguish between normal and glaucomatous optic nerve heads, and between glaucomatous subjects with and without field loss. METHODS 57 subjects were classified into three diagnostic groups: subjects with elevated intraocular pressure, normal optic nerve heads, and normal visual fields (n = 10); subjects with glaucomatous optic neuropathy and normal visual fields (n = 30); and subjects with glaucomatous optic… CONTINUE READING

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