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determination if, within a keratoconic population, strong eye rubbing was correlated with visual acuity, spherical equivalent value, biomicroscopic signs, corneal pachymetry, keratometry, and tomography classification determinating keratoconus stage.
A retrospective study was performed between november 2014 and october 2015 in the Metz Hospital Center. Were included 33 patients presenting with treatment-naive keratoconus. Patients responded to a questionnaire that assessed eye rubbing habits, family history of keratoconus, history of atopy. 2 groups were separated: group 1 constituted by 15 eyes with no eye rubbing, and group 2 constituted by 18 eyes with moderate or severe eye rubbing. The following informations were collected: best visual corrected acuity (BCVA), spherical equivalent value (SEV), corneal opacities or Vogt striae. For each eye were performed an anterior segment OCT (AS-OCT) to determine the OCT stage for keratoconus (Fourrier domain OCT classification, 2013), and a Scheimpflug camera imaging to determine the maximal keratometry (Kmax) and the minimal corneal thickness (MCT).
Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Retrospective
Centre Hospitalier Régional Metz-Thionville
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-08-31T15:23:22-0400
patients with keratoconus in one eye and forme fruste keratoconus in the fellow eye compared to normal subjects .the patients were examined by schemipflug imaging system (Pentacam)
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To describe the clinical course of keratoconus and to describe the relationships among its visual and physiological manifestations, including high- and low-contrast visual acuity, corneal ...
The purpose of this study is to determine whether individualized, topography-based corneal crosslinking for keratoconus can improve the optical outcomes of the treatment.
The main purpose of this study is to determine new diagnostic criteria for an eye disease called keratoconus.
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To investigate the corneal densitometry in subclinical keratoconus with normal elevation and pachymetric parameters.
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A noninflammatory, usually bilateral protrusion of the cornea, the apex being displaced downward and nasally. It occurs most commonly in females at about puberty. The cause is unknown but hereditary factors may play a role. The -conus refers to the cone shape of the corneal protrusion. (From Dorland, 27th ed)
The measurement of curvature and shape of the anterior surface of the cornea using techniques such as keratometry, keratoscopy, photokeratoscopy, profile photography, computer-assisted image processing and videokeratography. This measurement is often applied in the fitting of contact lenses and in diagnosing corneal diseases or corneal changes including keratoconus, which occur after keratotomy and keratoplasty.
Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that is devoted to the study and treatment of eye diseases. As well as mild visual defects correctable by lenses, ophthalmology is concerned with glaucoma, uveitis and other serious conditions affecting the eye, ...