Clinical Features and Systemic Background of Low-Tension Glaucoma
Low-tension glaucoma (LTG) is defined as a disease characterized by glaucomatous disc and visual field changes with intraocular pressure (IOP) constantly below 21 mmHg. Despite the above definition LTG does not always refer to a single clinical entity, but encompasses various etiologic disorders with unknown causes . The pathogenesis of LTG is poorly understood, however, discrimination of cases may be possible from their clinical course; namely, progressive and stationary .
KeywordsRetinal Nerve Fiber Layer Visual Field Defect Ocular Hypertension Obesity Index Disc Hemorrhage
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