Visual fields: Back to the future

2 March 2011
Volume 12, Issue 1

An overview of recent research in perimeter and ideas for improving the ability of perimetric testing to detect glaucoma and its progression.

Introduction

This article provides an overview of recent research in perimetry as well as some emerging ideas for improving the ability of perimetric testing to detect glaucoma and its progression. It discusses the benefits of carrying out perimetric tests as part of the evaluation and management of patients with glaucoma and those suspected of having the condition, arguing that stable technology is necessary for continued monitoring.

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