A Thorough Investigation on Automated Diagnosis of Glaucoma

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S. Karthikeyan
Dr.N. Rengarajan


Protective drug and major screenings has become an essential aspect due to high treatment costs and moreover at a later stage, disease treatment may no longer be effective. This is the scenario with glaucoma, in which the considerable loss of optic nerve fibers results in irreversible vision loss, making glaucoma one of the major causes of blindness. This disease is characterized by the increase in fluid pressure which in turn affects the optic nerve and cause vision loss. Automatic retina image analysis has become an essential screening tool for early detection of diseases. There are a number of techniques of treatment which can obstruct progression of the glaucoma. This paper provides a thorough investigation of the existing techniques and the characteristics of the techniques are analyzed for the betterment of the existing techniques for the diagnosis of glaucoma.


Keywords--- Glaucoma, Optic Nerve Head, Support Vector Machine, Short-Wavelength Automated Perimetry (SWAP),Fundus image


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