Using pupillary light responses to enable early glaucoma detection
- Research Opportunity
- PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
- Number of Honour Places Available
- Surgery, Ophthalmology, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital
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The progressive degeneration of retinal ganglion cells in glaucoma results in an impaired pupillary light response. With rapid advances in technology, low-cost methods for obtaining highly-precise and quantitative measurements of the pupillary light responses are now being developed. These advances could be exploited to provide an accurate, objective and widely-applicable test for the early detection of glaucoma, which remains undiagnosed in about half of all people with this condition in our community.
This project therefore seeks to develop a novel, rapid testing strategy for measuring pupillary light responses to enable the early detection of glaucomatous damage.
This project is conducted by Centre for Eye Research Australia, Glaucoma Research Laboratory.
School Research Themes
PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
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