Home About us Editorial board Ahead of print Current issue Search Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
  • Users Online: 803
  • Home
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 1999  |  Volume : 47  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 229-231

Optic disc size in ocular hypertension


VST Center for Glaucoma Care, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India

Correspondence Address:
G C Sekhar
VST Center for Glaucoma Care, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


PMID: 10892478

Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

Purpose: To study the optic disc size in eyes with ocular hypertension (OHT) in comparison to primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and normals. Methods: Optic disc photographs obtained with the Nidek 3dx NM camera were digitized (Nikon coolscan) and disc area calculated using Littmann correction in a randomly chosen eye of 28 OHT, 42 POAG and 30 normal subjects. OHT was defined as increased intraocular pressure with no disc or field changes suggestive of glaucoma with open angles. Results: The optic disc area in OHT was 9.47 1.09 mm2; 12.27 2.87mm2 in POAG; and 12.11 2.83 mm2 in normal individuals. Conclusion: Using magnification corrected morphometry and the criteria for OHT diagnosis, the optic disc area in OHT was significantly smaller (p<0.0001) in POAG and normals.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF Not available]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed2959    
    Printed105    
    Emailed3    
    PDF Downloaded0    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal