Journal article

Diagnostic Ability of Heidelberg Retina Tomography in Detecting Glaucoma in a Population Setting The Singapore Malay Eye Study

Yingfeng Zheng, Tien Y Wong, Ecosse Lamoureux, Paul Mitchell, Seng-Chee Loon, Seang Mei Saw, Tin Aung

OPHTHALMOLOGY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2010

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the performance of the Heidelberg Retina Tomograph II (HRT II, Heidelberg Engineering, Heidelberg, Germany) in diagnosing glaucoma in a population setting. DESIGN: Population-based cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS: Of 3280 Malay persons aged 40 to 80 years who participated in the survey, 112 subjects (124 eyes) with glaucoma and a subset of 196 bilaterally normal subjects (392 eyes) were included for the evaluation of diagnostic ability of HRT II. METHODS: All glaucomatous and normal eyes underwent standardized ophthalmic assessment (including automated perimetry) and HRT II. Glaucoma was defined according to International Society for Geographical and Epidemiologica..

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