Research Artilce
Volume 11 Issue 8 - 2020
Correlation between FDT Matrix and OCT (RTVue) in Glaucoma Suspects
María Eugenia Gilbert-Lucido1, Magdalena García-Huerta1*, Francisca Domínguez-Dueñas1 and Gabriela Berumen-Alatorre2
1Glaucoma Clinic, Sanatorio Oftalmológico Mérida, México
2Clínica Berumen, Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico
*Corresponding Author:Magdalena García-Huerta, Glaucoma Clinic, Sanatorio Oftalmológico Mérida, México.
Received: June 13, 2020; Published: July 31, 2020


Introduction: The functional evaluation for glaucoma detection with frequency doubling technology (MATRIX) has a good sensitivity and specificity. The optical coherence tomography (OCT) provides relatively direct measurements of the neuroretinal rim, retinal fiber layer and macular ganglion cell complex.

Purpose of the Study: The purpose of this study is to determine the structure-function relationships between the MATRIX and OCT (Optovue) parameters.

Methods: This is a cross-sectional study that included 40 eyes from 22 glaucoma suspects. We evaluated the correlations between the parameters of ganglion cell complex (GCC), retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) measured with Optovue (OCT) and the visual field sensitivity and global index of the FDT MATRIX.

Results: We founded stronger correlations between the ganglion cell complex with the global index and between the RNFL and the visual field sensitivity in the overall measurements.

Conclusion: The structure-function correlation between the MATRIX and OCT Optovue is useful for the glaucoma diagnostic.

Keywords: Retinal Ganglion Cells (RGC); Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer (RNFL); Optovue (OCT)


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Citation: Magdalena García-Huerta., et al. “Correlation between FDT Matrix and OCT (RTVue) in Glaucoma Suspects”. EC Ophthalmology 11.8 (2020): 63-70.

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