February 1981
Volume 20, Issue 2
Free
Articles  |   February 1981
Specific deficits of flicker sensitivity in glaucoma and ocular hypertension.
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science February 1981, Vol.20, 204-212. doi:
  • Views
  • PDF
  • Share
  • Tools
    • Alerts
      ×
      This feature is available to authenticated users only.
      Sign In or Create an Account ×
    • Get Citation

      C W Tyler; Specific deficits of flicker sensitivity in glaucoma and ocular hypertension.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1981;20(2):204-212.

      Download citation file:


      © ARVO (1962-2015); The Authors (2016-present)

      ×
  • Supplements
Abstract

Temporal modulation sensitivity for a 5 degree flickering field was measured in central and peripheral retina for 46 eyes with glaucoma and ocular hypertension. Prior to showing any visual field loss by conventional perimetry, 90% of patients exhibited significant losses in sensitivity around a specific frequency of about 30 to 40 Hz. Low-frequency sensitivity and critical flicker frequency were often unaffected by such losses. The central field showed almost as pronounced a loss as 20 degree in the periphery.

×
×

This PDF is available to Subscribers Only

Sign in or purchase a subscription to access this content. ×

You must be signed into an individual account to use this feature.

×