Survey on Automatic Detection of Glaucoma through Deep Learning Using Retinal Fundus Images

  • Diwakaran Assistant Professor
  • S.Sheeba Jeya Sophia Assistant Professor/ECE, Vaigai College of Engineering, Madurai,
Keywords: Glaucoma, Cup to disk ratio, classification, retinal fundus images, Optic disk segmentation, Optic cup segmentation


Glaucoma - a disease which causes damage to our eye's optic nerve and subsequently blinds the vision. This occurs due to increased intraocular pressure (IOP) which causes the damage of optic nerve axons at the back of the eye, with eventual deterioration of vision. Presently, many works have been done towards automatic glaucoma detection using Fundus Images (FI) by extracting structural features. Structural features can be extracted from optic nerve head (ONH) analysis, cup to disc ratio (CDR) and Inferior, Superior, Nasal, Temporal (ISNT) rule in Fundus Image for glaucoma assessment.This survey presents various techniques for the early detection of glaucoma. Among the various techniques, retinal image-based detection plays a major role as it comes under non-invasive methods of detection. Here, a review and study were conducted for the different techniques of glaucoma detection using retinal fundus images. The objective of this survey is to obtain a technique which automatically analyze the retinal images of the eye with high efficiency and accuracy


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How to Cite
Diwakaran, & Sophia, S. J. (2020). Survey on Automatic Detection of Glaucoma through Deep Learning Using Retinal Fundus Images. Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Medical Imaging, 7(4), 11-15.