with several newer and advanced investigative and therapeutic
modalities became operational at Dr. R.P. Centre since October
2000. The investigative modalities available at the glaucoma facility
1. Newer perimetric
tests of Short Wave Automated Perimetry (SWAP) and Frequency Doubling
Technique Perimetry (FDP).
2. Ultrasound Biomicroscopy
(UBM) to evaluate morphology of the anterior chamber in glaucoma
3. Heidelberg Retinal Tomography
(HRT-II) system that allows automated evaluation of optic disc
morphology and aids in earlier diagnosis of glaucoma as well as
4. Ocular blood flow tonometry.
5. Retinal Nerve Fiber layer
Analyzer to detect changes in the nerve fiber layer thickness
in glaucoma suspects and patients.
6. Diode laser with G-probe
delivery for contact diode laser cyclophoto- coagulation and slit
lamp delivery for trabeculoplasty.