Applying Transpalpebral Rheoophthalmography to Monitor Effectiveness of the Treatment of Patients with Glaucoma

Dmitry M. Shamaev¹*; Petr V. Luzhnov, PhD¹; Tatyana O. Pika¹; Elena N. Iomdina, PhD, ScD²; Alina P. Kleyman²; Alisa A. Sianosyan²

¹Biomedical Engineering Department, Bauman Moscow State Technical University; ²Moscow Helmholtz Research Institute of Eye Diseases; Moscow, the Russian Federation

*Corresponding author: Dmitry Shamaev. Biomedical Engineering Department, Bauman Moscow State Technical University; Moscow, Russia. E-mail:

Published: December 16, 2016.  DOI: 10.21103/Article6(4)_OA8


Assessment of ocular hemodynamics is an important element in diagnosis of all forms of glaucoma. Existing methods, unlike the transpalpebral rheoophthalmography (TP-ROG), evaluate only the posterior eye segment. This study evaluates the opportunities of new TP-ROG technology to assess the effectiveness of the glaucoma treatment. The proposed TP-ROG method is characterized by ease of use and the lack of direct contact between the surface of the eyeball and the electrodes; this method is highly informative and quite accurate, which allows us to objectively assess the state of ocular hemodynamics in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma.

transpalpebral rheoophthalmography, ocular hemodynamics, microcirculation, primary open-angle glaucoma
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