PMID: 7940139May 1, 1994Paper

Visual and blood flow responses in low-tension glaucoma

Survey of Ophthalmology
G RavalicoM Crocé


Low or normal-tension glaucoma (NTG) is a rare clinical condition characterized by a glaucomatous cupping of the optic disk associated with the appearance of typical visual field defects, without ocular hypertension. According to several authors, NTG accounts for 5-15% of primary open angle glaucomas (POAG). In our open study we obtained a complete documentation of clinical and instrumental data-tonometric curve, computerized perimetry, pattern electroretinogram, pulsatile ocular blood flow (POBF) and retinography--on 10 consecutive patients (18 eyes) affected by NTG. We found that the NTG patients were similar to the controls as regards arterial systemic pressure and heart rate, but that POBF values were lower in the NTG patients.


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