Corneal confocal microscopy in a healthy Brazilian sample.

  title={Corneal confocal microscopy in a healthy Brazilian sample.},
  author={Gabriela Dieckmann and Camila Castelo Branco Pupe and O J M Nascimento},
  journal={Arquivos de neuro-psiquiatria},
  volume={74 1},
OBJECTIVE This study aims to evaluate the characteristics of the corneal sub-basal plexus by performing in vivo confocal microscopy of healthy Brazilians to provide reference values for the Brazilian population. METHOD This study is an observational, cross-sectional, descriptive study comparing corneas from 55 healthy Brazilian individuals across the age span of 20-70 years. RESULTS The average number of fibers was 5.35 ± 1.36, fiber density was 33.4 ± 8.5 fibers per field, and the mean… CONTINUE READING