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Agreement of visual field interpretation among glaucoma specialists and comprehensive ophthalmologists: comparison of time and methods
  1. Albert P Lin1,
  2. L Jay Katz2,
  3. George L Spaeth2,
  4. Marlene R Moster2,
  5. Jeffrey D Henderer3,
  6. Courtland M Schmidt Jr2,
  7. Jonathan S Myers2
  1. 1Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
  2. 2Wills Eye Institute and Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  3. 3Department of Ophthalmology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Albert P Lin, 2002 Holcombe Blvd 112C, Houston, TX 77030, USA; alin{at}

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The evaluation of serial visual fields is an integral component in the assessment of glaucoma progression. Test variability,1 2 however, makes the assessment of progression difficult, even in reliable field series by experienced observers.3 4 Various methods have been reported to differentiate test variability. Examples include visual field indices that measure overall change,5 spatial and temporal processing …

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Ethics approval This study was conducted with the approval of the Wills Eye Institute Institutional Review Board, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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