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Static Perimetry

  • Loreta KuzmieneEmail author
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Abstract

Visual field testing is routine procedure in diagnosis and monitoring of glaucoma patients. Static perimetry is main functional test, used for evaluation of visual field and The Humphrey Field analyser (Carl Zeiss Meditec, Dublin, CA) is the dominating system used for testing in many countries. The most frequently static perimetry tests are applied to the central visual field of 10, 24 or 30° from the central fixation point.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Eye Department of Lithuanian University of Health SciencesKaunasLithuania

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