Age and racial variation in central corneal thickness of preschool and school-aged children.

@article{Haider2008AgeAR,
  title={Age and racial variation in central corneal thickness of preschool and school-aged children.},
  author={Kathryn M. Haider and C. Jan Mickler and Dana Oliver and Frank J. Moya and Oscar Cruz and Bradley V Davitt},
  journal={Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus},
  year={2008},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={227-33}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine variations in central corneal thickness (CCT) of preschool and school-aged African American and white children. Secondary aims were to assess possible correlations between CCT measurements and gender, axial length, intraocular pressure (IOP), family history of glaucoma, or history of prematurity. METHODS Contact ultrasound was used to measure CCT and axial length in 76 white and 60 African American children between the ages of 7 months and 18… CONTINUE READING

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