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Novel Means of Clinical Visual Function Testing among Glaucoma Patients, Including Virtual Reality

Simon E Skalicky, George YX Kong

Keywords : Perimetry, Tablet, Virtual reality, Visual function,Glaucoma

Citation Information : Skalicky SE, Kong GY. Novel Means of Clinical Visual Function Testing among Glaucoma Patients, Including Virtual Reality. J Curr Glaucoma Pract 2019; 13 (3):83-87.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10078-1265

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-12-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Computed perimetry remains the gold standard of visual field measurement among glaucoma patients. However, several emerging technologies, made possible by advances in computer programming, smartphone, tablet, or virtual reality, allow alternative means of visual function assessment. These new visual tests may one day have a useful complementary role in visual field testing and to bridge the gap between perimetry and daily experience. Many of these emerging technologies have distinct practical advantages over Ganzfield bowl-based computed perimetry. This paper outlines a discussion of some of these emerging techniques in visual function assessment in glaucoma.


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