The loss of visual function in glaucoma.

  title={The loss of visual function in glaucoma.},
  author={Pamela A. Sample and Charles F. Bosworth and Robert N. Weinreb},
  journal={Seminars in ophthalmology},
  volume={15 4},
This article reviews innovative techniques for assessing the visual field and for examining glaucoma patients for evidence of visual field progression. The authors discuss the algorithms for assessing change in visual fields used in each of several multicenter studies sponsored by the National Eye Institute. The authors also give a brief review of 2 currently available alternatives to standard automated perimetry. Both are visual function specific tests that attempt to evaluate a subpopulation… CONTINUE READING