Central corneal thickness in children.

@article{Bradfield2011CentralCT,
  title={Central corneal thickness in children.},
  author={Yasmin Siddiqui Bradfield and B Michele Melia and Michael X. Repka and Brett M. Kaminski and Bradley V Davitt and David A. Johnson and Raymond T. Kraker and Ruth E. Manny and Noelle S Matta and Katherine K Weise and Susan Schloff},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  year={2011},
  volume={129 9},
  pages={1132-8}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the central corneal thickness (CCT) in healthy white, African American, and Hispanic children from birth to 17 years of age and to determine whether CCT varies by age, race, or ethnicity. DESIGN Prospective observational multicenter study. Central corneal thickness was measured with a handheld contact pachymeter. RESULTS A total of 2079 children were included in the study, with ages ranging from birth to 17 years. Included were 807 whites, 494 Hispanics, and 474… CONTINUE READING

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