Peripapillary vasoconstriction in the glaucomas and the anterior ischemic optic neuropathies.

@article{Rader1994PeripapillaryVI,
  title={Peripapillary vasoconstriction in the glaucomas and the anterior ischemic optic neuropathies.},
  author={Janet Rader and William J Feuer and Douglas R. Anderson},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={1994},
  volume={117 1},
  pages={
          72-80
        }
}
Proximal constriction (retinal arteries narrower near the disk than further down the stream in the retina) was present in 96 of 226 eyes (42%) with classic glaucoma or normal-tension glaucoma, but it was present in only 11 of 206 eyes (5%) that were normal, had ocular hypertension, or had retinal disease not affecting the optic nerve. In cases of glaucoma with proximal constriction over only part of the disk circumference, its location corresponded to the sector with the greatest cupping in 60… CONTINUE READING
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