J Neuroophthalmol 2015 Sep;35(3):242-5
Department of Ophthalmology (LMCV, NFAS, AMDdS, RSdA, LAPAP, ARV, BICCJB, JPTF, DMA, JPPBdC), Central Lisbon Hospital Center, Lisbon, Portugal; Faculty of Medicine (LAPAP), Institute of Pharmacology and Neurosciences, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal; and Faculty of Medical Sciences (JPPBdC), New University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal.
Objective: To analyze the retinal ganglion cell layer (RGL) by optical coherence tomography (OCT) in toxic and nutritional optic neuropathy and to correlate its thickness and volume with functional damage.
Methods: We conducted an observational cross-sectional study in healthy subjects and in patients with toxic optic neuropathy observed in the Neuro-Ophthalmology Department of Central Lisbon Hospital Center. Complete ophthalmologic examination, OCT (Heidelberg Spectralis), and automated static perimetry were performed. Read More