Automated Light- and Dark- Adapted Perimetry for Evaluating Retinitis Pigmentosa

Samuel G. Jacobson, Walter J. Voigt, Jean Marie Parel, Peter P. Apathy, Lan Nghiem-Phu, Steve W. Myers, V. Michael Patella

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Abstract

Visual fields and dark-adapted thresholds, essential measurements of visual function in patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP), are usually performed manually. The authors have modified a computerized perimeter to perform automated light- and dark-adapted static perimetry across the visual field of RP patients. Results permit assessment of the level of visual disability in the light and dark and also help define subtypes of RP.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1604-1611
Number of pages8
JournalOphthalmology
Volume93
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

Keywords

  • cone
  • dark adaptation
  • perimetry
  • retinitis pigmentosa
  • rod
  • visual field

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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    Jacobson, S. G., Voigt, W. J., Parel, J. M., Apathy, P. P., Nghiem-Phu, L., Myers, S. W., & Patella, V. M. (1986). Automated Light- and Dark- Adapted Perimetry for Evaluating Retinitis Pigmentosa. Ophthalmology, 93(12), 1604-1611. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0161-6420(86)33522-X