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VOLUME 10 , ISSUE 3 ( September-December, 2016 ) > List of Articles


Current Imaging Modalities for assessing Ocular Blood Flow in Glaucoma

Chirayu Mohindroo

Keywords : Color Doppler imaging, Glaucoma, Ocular perfusion pressure, Retrobulbar blood flow

Citation Information : Mohindroo C. Current Imaging Modalities for assessing Ocular Blood Flow in Glaucoma. J Curr Glaucoma Pract 2016; 10 (3):104-112.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10008-1210

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-08-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; The Author(s).


Glaucoma may be caused by an interplay of elevated intraocular pressure (IOP), vascular, genetic, anatomical, brain, and immune factors. The direct assessment of ocular hemodynam-ics offers promise for glaucoma detection, differentiation, and possibly new treatment modalities. All the methods currently in use to measure ocular blood flow have inherent limitations and measure different aspects of ocular blood flow. This review article attempts to provide detailed information on ocular perfu-sion pressure as well as an overview of the newly developed imaging technologies used to investigate ocular blood flow in glaucoma patients.

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