Factors influencing central corneal thickness in a Turkish population.

  title={Factors influencing central corneal thickness in a Turkish population.},
  author={Ayse Altinok and Emine Şen and Alper Yazici and Fatma Nur Baran Aksakal and H Oncul and Gultekin Koklu},
  journal={Current eye research},
  volume={32 5},
PURPOSE The aim of this study is to find out the central corneal thickness (CCT) values for a Turkish patient group and to investigate the possible influences of age, sex, IOP, refractive status, keratometry readings, systemic disorders (hypertension, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, heart disease and asthma) on CCT values. MATERIALS AND METHODS Six hundred twenty five subjects (276 male (44%), 349 female (56%)) of ages 6 to 88 years were recruited. Subjects who had corneal diseases… CONTINUE READING


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