Muhammad Faiq Nisar, Sajjad Mohammad, Imran Khan, Ossama Ali Khan, Amir Khan, Yasir Amir Khan
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Ophthalmoscopic Changes of Normal Tension Glaucoma: A Study in Peshawar

Muhammad Faiq Nisar, Sajjad Mohammad, Imran Khan, Ossama Ali Khan, Amir Khan, Yasir Amir Khan



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ABSTRACT

Aim: To determine the ophthalmoscopic findings of normal tension glaucoma.

Study design: This is a cross sectional study

Study site: Department of Physiology, Khyber Medical College, Peshawar.

Study period: six months

Sample size: One hundred cases were selected.

Results: In this study, 33(33%) males and 67(67%) females. On direct ophthalmoscopy, in right eye glaucoma, there were 93(93%) cases with cupped discs, while 7(7%) had gross cupping of the discs. In left eye glaucoma, there were 98(98%) cases who had cupped discs, while 2(2%) had gross cupping of the discs.

Conclusion: On direct ophthalmoscopy, there were 93(93%) cases who had cupped discs in right eye glaucoma.

Keywords: Ophthalmoscope examination, open angle glaucoma, normal tension glaucoma,



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