Prevalence and nature of early glaucomatous defects in the central 10° of the visual field.

  title={Prevalence and nature of early glaucomatous defects in the central 10° of the visual field.},
  author={Ilana Traynis and Carlos Gustavo De Moraes and Ali S. Raza and Jeffrey M. Liebmann and Robert Ritch and Donald C. Hood},
  journal={JAMA ophthalmology},
  volume={132 3},
IMPORTANCE The macula is essential for visual functioning and is known to be affected even in early glaucoma. However, little is currently understood about the prevalence and nature of central vision loss in early glaucoma. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence and characteristics of visual field (VF) defects in the central 10° in glaucoma suspects and patients with mild glaucoma using a prospective design. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS This prospective observational cohort study was… CONTINUE READING

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