Journal article

Visual field defect classification in the Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center-Brien Holden Vision Institute High Myopia Registry Study

Xiaohu Ding, Robert T Chang, Xinxing Guo, Xing Liu, Chris A Johnson, Brien A Holden, Mingguang He

British Journal of Ophthalmology | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016

Abstract

PURPOSE: To describe a new combined myopia and glaucoma visual field classification system in order to report the visual field defects in a population of mostly young Chinese high myopes aged 7-70 years. METHODS: A total of 1434 visual fields (including confirmatory repeats of abnormal defects) from 487 high myopes (sphere ≤-6.0 D) were analysed from the prospective Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center-Brien Holden Vision Institute (ZOC-BHVI) High Myopia Registry Study. The predefined classification definitions covering high myopia and glaucoma categories were: normal, enlarged blind spot, abnormal suspect and abnormal with nine subtypes. Two independent graders reviewed the first 150 of 1434 fields ..

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Grants

Awarded by National Natural Science Foundation of China


Funding Acknowledgements

The study was supported by the Fundamental Research Funds of the State Key Laboratory in Ophthalmology, the National Natural Science Foundation of China (81125007) and a research grant from the Brien Holden Vision Institute. The funding sources had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish or preparation of the manuscript.