Spectral-domain OCT capable of identifying glaucomatous progression

Spectral-domain optical coherence tomography was useful for detecting progression in glaucomatous eyes through the serial measurement of parameters in circumpapillary retinal nerve fiber layer, macula and optic nerve head, according to a study.The longitudinal, observational study included 279 eyes of 162 glaucoma patients; 63 eyes were classified as progressors and 216 as nonprogressors. Patients were followed up for a mean of 2.2 years.

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