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Distribution of angle kappa measurements with Orbscan II in a population-based survey.

Authors
  • Hashemi, Hassan1
  • KhabazKhoob, Mehdi
  • Yazdani, Kamran
  • Mehravaran, Shiva
  • Jafarzadehpur, Ebrahim
  • Fotouhi, Akbar
  • 1 Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. , (Iran)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of refractive surgery (Thorofare, N.J. : 1995)
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2010
Volume
26
Issue
12
Pages
966–971
Identifiers
DOI: 10.3928/1081597X-20100114-06
PMID: 20128530
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

According to our results, angle kappa reduces with age, and the inter-gender difference is not significant. Largest angle kappas were seen among individuals with emmetropia. Angle kappas were larger in the hypermetropic population compared to the myopic population.

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