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How to Measure the RAPD

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Title: How to Measure the Relative Afferent Pupillary Defect (RAPD)
Author: Kathleen B. Digre, M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology, Director of Neuro-Ophthalmology, Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine
Date: 03/03/2015
Keywords/Main Subjects: RAPD; Afferent pupillary defect; Pupil examination; Neutral density filter
Secondary CORE Category:  Neuro-Ophthalmology / Decreased Vision: Evaluation / Examination
Diagnosis: None
Brief Description: This is a video presentation of the examination technique for a relative afferent pupillary defect and measuring the size of the defect using neutral density filters.
Format: video
Series: Moran-NOVEL Collection
Identifier: Moran_CORE_15387
Copyright statement: Copyright 2015. Please see terms of use page for more information.