Diagnosis of Non-glaucomatous Optic Nerve Cupping Using Visual Field

  • Xiaojing Pan
  • Ning Fan
  • Xuyang Liu
Part of the Advances in Visual Science and Eye Diseases book series (AVSED, volume 2)


Non-glaucomatous optic nerve cupping is not uncommon clinically, and it is sometimes challenging to differentiate it from glaucomatous optic nerve cupping. In addition to structural assessment of the optic disc, optic cup, and neuroretinal rim, the visual field is also important for the differentiation between non-glaucomatous and glaucomatous optic nerve cupping. This section illustrates this from the perspective of the visual field.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaojing Pan
    • 1
  • Ning Fan
    • 2
  • Xuyang Liu
    • 3
    • 2
  1. 1.Shandong Eye Institute, Qingdao Eye HospitalQingdaoChina
  2. 2.Shenzhen Eye Hospital, Shenzhen UniversityShenzhenChina
  3. 3.Xiamen Eye Center of Xiamen UniversityXiamenChina

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