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Epidemiology of keratoconus in an Iranian population.

Authors
  • Ziaei, Hossein
  • Jafarinasab, Mohammad Reza
  • Javadi, Mohammad Ali
  • Karimian, Farid
  • Poorsalman, Hossein
  • Mahdavi, Manijeh
  • Shoja, Mohammad Reza
  • Katibeh, Marzieh
Type
Published Article
Journal
Cornea
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
Sep 01, 2012
Volume
31
Issue
9
Pages
1044–1047
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1097/ICO.0b013e31823f8d3c
PMID: 22710491
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The incidence of KCN in our context is apparent and comparable with rates in other studies on Asian ethnic populations. This is much higher than the incidence in European Caucasians and warrants further genetic and environmental studies.

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