Visual field behavior after intra-ocular surgery in glaucoma patients with advanced defects

@article{Langerhorst1990VisualFB,
  title={Visual field behavior after intra-ocular surgery in glaucoma patients with advanced defects},
  author={Christine T. Langerhorst and Bob De Clercq and Thomas J. T. P. van den Berg},
  journal={Documenta Ophthalmologica},
  year={1990},
  volume={75},
  pages={281-289}
}
Fifty advanced glaucoma patients with central visual field islands were evaluated before and after intra-ocular surgery with respect to visual acuity and visual field behavior. Thirteen patients underwent a cataract extraction, and 37 a filtering procedure. Visual acuity generally improved to a certain extent after lens extraction, and deteriorated after filtering surgery. For both groups the visual field island became somewhat larger with respect to the surface area, but the foveal value was… CONTINUE READING

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