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Variability of Central Corneal Thickness Measurements—Comparing Zeiss IOL Master and Tomey Corneal Specular Microscope

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Variability of Central Corneal Thickness Measurements—Comparing Zeiss IOL Master and Tomey Corneal Specular Microscope

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Wolters Kluwer Health
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2162-0989
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2475-5028
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10.1097/APO.0000000000000243
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Downloaded from http://journals.lww.com/apjoo by BhDMf5ePHKbH4TTImqenVA5KvPVPZ0P5BEgU+IUTEfzO/GUWifn2IfwcEVVH9SSn on 06/02/2020 ORIGINAL CLINICAL STUDY Variability of Central Corneal Thickness Measurements—Comparing Zeiss IOL Master and Tomey Corneal Specular Microscope James Yuheng Jiang, MD and Keith Ong, FRANZCO criterion standard for the measurement of CCT. However, as Purpose: The aim of this study was to compare the intraobserver ultrasound pachymetry is a contact method requiring topical repeatability and agreement of central corneal thickness (CCT) measure- anesthesia, it poses limitations such as variability of measure- ments by 2 commonly available instruments, Zeiss IOL Master 700 (SS- ments due to probe placement and pressure application and risks OCT-based optical biometry device) and Tomey corneal specular micro- of epithelial abrasions and infection. scope EM-3000 (Noncontact specular microscopy). Due to these limitations, noncontact optical methods such as Design: Retrospective study. optical biometry and specular microscopy, are alternatives that Methods: This is a retrospective analysis of data from routine clinical provide rapid, reliable, and objective measurements of the CCT. practice in which preoperative CCT measurements of 105 patients Noncontact specular microscope (NCSM) is commonly used in scheduled for cataract surgery were analyzed. Two consecutive CCT clinical practice to evaluate corneal endothelial cell density measurements were measured using Zeiss IOL Master

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The Asia-Pacific Journal of OphthalmologyWolters Kluwer Health

Published: Jul 1, 2019

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