Independent Population Validation of the belin/Ambrósio Enhanced Ectasia display: Implications for Keratoconus studies and screening

  title={Independent Population Validation of the belin/Ambr{\'o}sio Enhanced Ectasia display: Implications for Keratoconus studies and screening},
  author={Luis Izquierdo and Fatimah Gilani and Maria A Henriquez and Luis Izquierdo and Ambr{\'o}sio},
With advances in technology and imaging, finding diagnostic criteria that are both sensitive and specific for keratoconus while using the latest corneal imaging modalities is paramount. The Belin/Ambrosio enhanced ectasia display final ‘D’ index, tested on an independent population, illustrated excellent false positive rates for refractive screening while eliminating 99% of keratoconus corneas. A false positive rate of 0% is achieved with a final ‘D’ of 2.69, meeting the more stringent criteria… 

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