Case #52 – Structure-Function Relationships

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References1. Sherman, Jerome, Lawrence A. Vannuzzi, Richard J. Madonna, Sanjeev Nath, and Yuliya Bababekova. Photoreceptor Integrity Line: As Revealed by Spectral Domain OCT. Pages 42- 46.2. Hood. D. C., C. E. Lin, M. A. Lazow, K. G. Locke, X. Zhang, and D. G. Birch. “Thickness of Receptor and Post-receptor Retinal Layers in Patients with Retinitis

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Sherry J. Bass, OD, FAAO Dr. Sherry J. Bass is a Distinguished Teaching Professor at the SUNY State College of Optometry where she has served on the faculty for over 29 years and a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. She is an attending in the Retina Clinic and the Glaucoma Institute at

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Jerome Sherman, OD, FAAO Jerome Sherman, O.D., is perhaps optometry's most prolific writer, publishing over 650 clinical articles, research manuscripts, book chapters and two CDs. He is senior author of three books that were published in 2007, and has delivered over three thousand lectures both nationally and internationally. He has served as a

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Comments and Conclusions• As in glaucoma, structure-function relationships are important in retinal disorders and help confirm abnormalitIes and specific diagnoses.• Some patients present with both a retinal disorder and an optic nerve disorder and both can result in field loss, sometimes even similar visual field defects. Such presentations require additional effort and thought (Case 1)•

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Case 4: Zeiss Cirrus RNFL Analysis OU The RNFL is reduced inferiorly in both eyes. However, the temporal quadrant, which grossly corresponds to the papillo-macula bundle (PMB) is normal in thickness. Hence, there is no evidence that the reduction in VA is due to an optic nerve disorder.Based upon the central visual field reduction

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