Comparative Analysis on Optic Cup and Optic Disc Segmentation for Glaucoma Diagnosis

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Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 43)


Glaucoma is an eye disease which causes continuous increase in size of optic cup and finally the permanent vision loss due to damage to the optic nerve. It is the second most prevailing disease all over the world which causes irreversible vision loss or blindness. It is caused due to increased pressure in the eyes which enlarges size of optic cup and further blocks flow of fluid to the optic nerve and deteriorates the vision. Cup to disc ratio is the measure indicator used to detect glaucoma. It is the ratio of sizes of optic cup to disc. The aim of this analysis is to study the performance of various segmentation approaches used for optic cup and optic disc so far by different researchers for detection of glaucoma in time.


Segmentation Cup to disc ratio (CDR) Optic disc Optic cup Glaucoma 



I sincerely thank all those people who helped me in completing this comparative analysis.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Computer Science and Engineering UIETPanjab UniversityChandigarhIndia

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