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      Contrast Sensitivity in Ocular Hypertension and Glaucoma

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      Ophthalmologica

      S. Karger AG

      Ocular hypertension, Contrast sensitivity, Glaucoma

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          Abstract

          Forty-eight patients aged from 60 to 69 years (58 eyes) with ocular hypertension (OHT) or primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and a control group of 16 persons of the same ages (26 eyes) were studied with a clinical contrast sensitivity test, the Vistech 6500 test. No significant differences could be found between the normal and OHT or POAG eyes in any of the spatial frequencies. The group of newly found POAG eyes showed the greatest difference from the normals, but this difference did not reach the level of significance in any of the spatial frequencies.

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          Journal
          OPH
          Ophthalmologica
          10.1159/issn.0030-3755
          Ophthalmologica
          S. Karger AG
          0030-3755
          1423-0267
          1993
          1993
          01 April 2010
          : 206
          : 4
          : 182-186
          Affiliations
          Department of Ophthalmology, University Hospital of Kuopio, Finland
          Article
          310388 Ophthalmologica 1993;206:182–186
          10.1159/000310388
          8278164
          © 1993 S. Karger AG, Basel

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