A multi-faceted approach to accurate diagnosis.
In recent years, the tests and instruments available to ophthalmologists in examining for glaucoma have been rapidly expanding. Today, a thorough examination of a patient can involve more than a half-dozen different tests, ranging from traditional visual fields, fundus photography and slit-lamp biomicroscopy to the latest SD-OCT imaging — all of which are capable of providing clinicians with helpful clues to be weighed and evaluated. Add to those measurable tests some basic observations of the patient’s physical state and you have a wealth of information with which to make an accurate diagnosis. Read more: http://www.ophmanagement.com/article.aspx?article=104491