A profile of keratoconus in New Zealand.

  title={A profile of keratoconus in New Zealand.},
  author={Helen Owens and Greg Gamble},
  volume={22 2},
PURPOSE To examine the characteristics and risk factors for keratoconus in a New Zealand population. METHODS A one-page questionnaire was designed and sent to optometrists and ophthalmologists in New Zealand. Eye care practitioners then issued questionnaires to their keratoconic patients over a 6-month period. RESULTS A total of 673 completed questionnaires were received from patients with keratoconus. A male bias (59%) was apparent in the sample. In line with previous work, a high… CONTINUE READING