Review ArticlesContrast Sensitivity and GlaucomaIchhpujani, Parul MS*; Thakur, Sahil MS†; Spaeth, George L. MD‡Author Information *Glaucoma Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College & Hospital, Chandigarh, Punjab, India †Department of Ocular Epidemiology, Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore ‡Glaucoma Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Sidney Kimmel College of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University, PA G.L.S. has developed the Spaeth/Richman Contrast Sensitivity Test (SPARCS) and holds a patent (no. 8,042,946) for the same. The remaining authors declare no conflict of interest. Reprints: Parul Ichhpujani, MS, Glaucoma Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Government Medical College & Hospital, Chandigarh, Punjab 160030, India (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org). Received July 19, 2019 Accepted September 16, 2019 Online date: September 24, 2019 Journal of Glaucoma: January 2020 - Volume 29 - Issue 1 - p 71–75 doi: 10.1097/IJG.0000000000001379 Buy SDC Metrics Abstract Spatial contrast sensitivity decline occurs in different types and stages of glaucoma. In this short review we discuss methods of assessing contrast sensitivity, the role of contrast sensitivity in the pathogenesis of glaucoma and its practical application in clinical practice. Copyright © 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.