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Optic disc planimetry, corneal hysteresis, central corneal thickness, and intraocular pressure as risk factors for glaucoma.

Authors
  • Carbonaro, Francis1
  • Hysi, Pirro G2
  • Fahy, Samantha J3
  • Nag, Abhishek2
  • Hammond, Christopher J2
  • 1 Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, King's College, London, United Kingdom. Electronic address: [email protected] , (United Kingdom)
  • 2 Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, King's College, London, United Kingdom. , (United Kingdom)
  • 3 Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom. , (United Kingdom)
Type
Published Article
Journal
American journal of ophthalmology
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2014
Volume
157
Issue
2
Pages
441–446
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajo.2013.10.017
PMID: 24211362
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In this large cohort of healthy British twins, we found no relationship between corneal hysteresis or CCT and quantitative measures of optic disc cupping, suggesting that corneal hysteresis and CCT are not independent risk factors for glaucoma.

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