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  • Interpretation of Visual Fields for Glaucoma

  • CREDITS: 1.25 Credit Hour s
  • COPE ID: # 58517-GL

This lecture will review the components of a visual field and how to interpret the results as it relates to glaucoma.


Learning Objectives:


  1. Review the fundamental concepts of a visual field (including gaze tracker, VFI, etc.).
  2. Review how to correlate visual field defects with glaucomatous nerve fiber layer defects.
  3. Improve an ODs ability to correlate the optic nerve and NFL defects on an OCT to the correct glaucomatous visual field defects.


Marcus Gonzales, O.D.

From: University of Houston College of Optometry




Dr. Gonzales completed his OD degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 2006. He then went onto to complete an ocular disease residency at the now Cedar Springs Eye Clinic (formerly Bridge Builders) in Dallas, TX. He currently serves as the clinic director of the inner-city charity clinic caring for the diseased indigent population. He is a fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and was named the 2009 Educator of the Year by the Texas Optometric Association as well as received a President’s Award in 2011. His interests are in ocular disease, specifically glaucoma and retinal disease.