Journal article

Optical coherence tomography of the retina, nerve fiber layer, and optic nerve head in dogs with glaucoma

Kathleen L Graham, Christina I McCowan, Kelly Caruso, F Mark Billson, Cameron JG Whittaker, Andrew White

VETERINARY OPHTHALMOLOGY | WILEY | Published : 2019

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the retina and optic nerve head (ONH) in canine eyes predisposed to glaucoma using optical coherence tomography (OCT). ANIMALS: Twenty-five eyes (24 dogs). METHODS: Measures of peripapillary retinal, retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL), and ganglion cell complex (GCC) thickness and ONH parameters were obtained in vivo by OCT of the unaffected eye in dogs diagnosed with unilateral primary glaucoma (predisposed; n = 12) and compared with measures of healthy control eyes (normal; n = 13). Repeatability and intrarater reliability were explored using intraclass correlation coefficients (ICC). RESULTS: Compared to normal eyes, predisposed eyes had a thinner retina in the tempor..

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