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International Ophthalmology

, Volume 13, Issue 1–2, pp 21–24 | Cite as

Optic disc pallor and visual field defect in exfoliative and non-exfoliative, untreated ocular hypertension

  • Erik Linnér
  • Bernard Schwartz
  • Daniel Araujo
Article

Summary

In a prospective study of untreated ocular hypertension 117 eyes were non-exfoliative and 20 eyes exfoliative. The percentage of optic disc pallor was significantly larger in the exfoliative than in the non-exfoliative group, whereas no significant differences were found in IOP or in the visual field.

Key Words

computerized perimetry exfoliation syndrome ocular hypertension optic disc pallor 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Erik Linnér
    • 1
  • Bernard Schwartz
    • 1
  • Daniel Araujo
    • 2
  1. 1.University of GöteborgGöteborgSweden
  2. 2.Tufts UniversityBostonUSA

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