Advances in the application of portable perimetry in glaucoma

Authors: Zhao Can,  Zhong Hua

DOI: 10.3760/cma.j.issn.2095-0160.2019.06.014
Published 2019-06-10
Cite as Chin J Exp Ophthalmol, 2019,37(6): 472-476.

Abstract

Glaucoma is the irreversible blind eye disease and many glaucoma patients have severe optic nerve and visual field defect in their initial diagnosis.Therefore, visual field is critical to the evaluation of glaucoma damage.However, the testing time is too long and the conventional standard automatic perimetry is not convenient to carry, which limits its application in the diagnosis of glaucoma.At present, a variety of portable perimetries and softwares have been developed, and its rapid, effective and portable features are convenient for the diagnosis of glaucoma.This article summarized the advances in the application of various portable perimetry, which have been used to evaluate the glaucomaous visual field defect.

Key words:

Perimetry; Glaucoma; Visual field defect

Contributor Information

Zhao Can
Shandong Eye Hospital, Shandong Eye Institute, Jinan 250021, China
Zhong Hua
Department of Ophthalmology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical University, Kunming 650032, China
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