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Thursday, January 18, 2007

Thin Corneas May Produce Worse Visual Field Changes


The Spearman correlation coefficient between intrasubject differences in CCT vs. intrasubject differences in MD and PSD was 0.36 and -0.31, respectively; both were statistically significant. This study suggests that worse visual field changes tend to occur in the eye with the thinner cornea.

SOURCE: Rogers DL, Cantor RN, Catoira Y, et al. Central corneal thickness and visual field loss in fellow eyes of patients with open-angle glaucoma. Am J Ophthalmol 2007;143(1):159-61.

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