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Challenges to detect glaucomatous visual field loss with pupil perimetry

Authors Asakawa K, Shoji N

Received 31 May 2019

Accepted for publication 13 August 2019

Published 26 August 2019 Volume 2019:13 Pages 1621—1625

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S217825

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Ken Asakawa,1 Nobuyuki Shoji2

1Department of Orthoptics and Visual Science, School of Allied Health Sciences, Kitasato University, Kanagawa, Japan; 2Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Kitasato University, Kanagawa, Japan

Correspondence: Ken Asakawa
Department of Orthoptics and Visual Science, Kitasato University, School of Allied Health Sciences, 1-15-1 Kitasato, Sagamihara, Minami-ku, Kanagawa 252-0373, Japan
Tel +81 42 778 9667
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Email asaken@kitasato-u.ac.jp

Abstract: We evaluated the pattern deviation of pupil fields to differentiate a glaucomatous damage using the head-mounted perimeter “imo”. Thirty-four eyes of 26 glaucoma patients (mean age, 55.1 years) were examined. The pattern deviation (85th percentile) of pupil fields was calculated from the difference between age-matched normal and abnormal percentage pupil constriction. Consequently, glaucomatous damages were remarkably distinguished from the normal pupil fields using the pattern deviation of the imo.

Keywords: pupil field, glaucoma, pattern deviation
 
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