Perimetry is a visual field test in an eye examination that can detect dysfunction in central and peripheral vision which may be caused by various medical conditions like glaucoma, stroke, pitutary disease, brain tumor and other neurological deficits.
This visual field testing is an important tool in the diagnosis and management of glaucoma. It is used to confirm that glaucoma has affected the visual function, to evaluate the severity and to monitor progression of the disease. The Humphery field analyzer is a diagnostic tool used to examine a patient’s visual field. It’s a tool with which early diagnosis and management of ocular diseases resulting in visual field loss is possible.