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A clinical study of peripapillary crescents of the optic disc in chronic experimental glaucoma in monkey eyes.

Authors
  • Derick, R J
  • Pasquale, L R
  • Pease, M E
  • Quigley, H A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of Ophthalmology
Publisher
American Medical Association
Publication Date
Jun 01, 1994
Volume
112
Issue
6
Pages
846–850
Identifiers
PMID: 8002845
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

We conclude that peripapillary crescents are often present in normal monkey eyes but that they do not often undergo dramatic changes in size with chronic intraocular pressure elevation. The presence of a crescent was not significantly associated with the development of optic disc cup enlargement in the experimental monkey eye.

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