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Anterior chamber parameters in myopic and keratoconus eyes

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First Author: F.Orucoglu TURKEY

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Purpose:

To compare the corneal anterior chamber depth (ACD), anterior chamber volume (ACV) and anterior chamber angle (ACA) in myopic and keratoconus eye

Setting:

Bir Inci Eye Hospital. Istanbul, Turkey

Methods:

Scheimpflug photography with the Oculus Pentacam was used to measure the anterior chamber parameters of 301 right eyes of myopic and 287 keratoconus eyes

Results:

The mean age of normal and keratoconus subjects were 30.26±12.14 and 30.83±9.71years (p=0,577). In myopic eyes, mean spherical equivalent refraction was -3,35±2,25 D. Mean ACD, ACV and ACA of myopic eyes were 3.29, 213.97 ,40,97 respectively. This parameters were 3.43, 197.20, 40,24 in keratoconus eyes (p =0.051, <0,001, 0,577). The differences were similar for ACV for both sexes between myopia and keratoconus. (male p<0,001, female p=0,003). Gender related difference were found for ACV only in myopic eyes (male; 222.82 vs female; 205.57, p<0,001). There were no difference for any parameters in keratoconus eyes between genders. No parameters changed regarding keratoconus stage (p= 0,370 to 0,528)

Conclusions:

However there were no significant difference for ACD between myopia and keratoconus eyes, ACV was lesser in keratoconus group. This difference was gender independent FINANCIAL INTEREST: NONE

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