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OBJECTIVES Growing evidence suggests that vitamin D plays a key role in the pathogenesis and progression of autoimmune diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Recent studies have found an association between lower serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) levels and higher SLE activity. We studied the relationship between 25(OH)D levels and(More)
AIM We statistically assessed the videokeratographic data obtained from families with keratoconus in order to determine reliable criteria for detecting keratoconus suspects. MATERIAL AND METHODS Fourteen keratoconus patients from 12 families were enlisted. We investigated 55 relatives (110 eyes). Standard videokeratographic data were obtained by screening(More)
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