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Table 2 Shortlisted interventions from round two

From: Developing the specifications of an Open Angle Glaucoma screening intervention in the United Kingdom: a Delphi approach

Population Site Provider Test Median
50 years Optometry Practice Technician*/Optometrist NCT, SAP (multiple stimuli) and HRT 6
50 years Optometry Practice Technician* Icare tonometry, FDT, and disc photography 6
50 years VSC Technician* Tonometry (Icare or tonopen or NCT) and FDT 6
50 years VSC Technician* GAT, SAP and disc photography 6
50 years + risk score VSC Technician* Tonometry and rapid reproducible imaging or visual function test 6
50 years VSC Technician* NCT and FDT and HRT or GDx 5.5
  1. * ophthalmic trained technical assistant.
  2. Risk score - based on self identified risk factors by questionnaire sent to the screening cohort - including family history, black ethnic group, myopia or no prior visits to eye care services.
  3. VSC – Vision Screening Centre.
  4. FDT – Frequency doubling perimetry GAT - Goldmann applanation tonometry GDx - Scanning laser polarimetry.
  5. HRT – Heidelberg retinal tomograph.
  6. NCT – Non-contact tonometry.
  7. SAP – Standard automated perimetry.