Disc Hemorrhages in Low-Tension Glaucoma

  • S. Shirato
  • N. Koseki
Conference paper


Disc hemorrhages are known as precursors of the development of visual field defects in ocular hypertension and of deterioration of field defects in primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) [2, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13]. However, it is not clear if disc hemorrhages are also implicated in the deterioration of visual field defects in low-tension glaucoma (LTG).


Optic Disc Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Visual Field Defect Ocular Hypertension Disc Hemorrhage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Shirato
    • 1
  • N. Koseki
    • 1
  1. 1.TokyoJapan

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