Predicting Progression of Glaucoma from Rates of Frequency Doubling Technology Perimetry Change – Corrected Proof

Purpose: To evaluate the ability of longitudinal frequency doubling technology (FDT) to predict the development of glaucomatous visual field loss on standard automated perimetry (SAP) in glaucoma suspects.Design: Prospective, observational cohort study.Participants: The study included 587 eyes of 367 patients with suspected glaucoma at baseline selected from the Diagnostic Innovations in Glaucoma Study (DIGS) and the African Descent and Glaucoma Evaluation Study (ADAGES). These eyes had an average of 6.7±1.9 FDT tests during a mean follow-up time of 73.1±28.0 months.Methods: Glaucoma suspects had intraocular pressure (IOP) >21 mmHg or an optic disc appearance suspicious of glaucoma. All patients had normal (Read more...)

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