The Import of Space and Time
During glaucoma progression, subtle changes can be masked by background fluctuations – and, therefore, entirely missed by standard monitoring methods.
sponsored by Haag-Streit Diagnostics
Glaucomatous visual losses typically appear as “clusters” of adjacent defects corresponding to pathways of affected retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) bundles. To better reflect this observation – and thus improve the sensitivity of glaucoma progression monitoring – Haag-Streit developed its Cluster Analysis system, which is based on the distribution of nerve fibers in the retina (1).
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