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The relationship between retinal and choroidal thickness and visual acuity in highly myopic eyes
  1. Ignacio Flores-Moreno1,
  2. Jorge Ruiz-Medrano2,
  3. Jay S Duker3,
  4. Jose Maria Ruiz-Moreno1
  1. 1 Department of Ophthalmology, Castilla-La Mancha University, Albacete, Spain
  2. 2 Department of Ophthalmology, San Carlos University Hospital, Madrid, Spain
  3. 3 Department of Ophthalmology, New England Eye Center, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ignacio Flores-Moreno, Department of Ophthalmology, Castilla-La Mancha University, Avda. de Almansa, 14, Albacete 02006, Spain; i_floresmoreno{at}hotmail.com

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Our research group thanks Dr Oh and Professor Oh for their kind comments concerning our article ‘The relationship between retinal and choroidal thickness and visual acuity in highly myopic eyes’.1 spectral domain-optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) allows better visualisation of the retina surface, retinal layers and beyond, including the choroid and sclera. A high-definition scan is now available with commercial devices, including the one that we used in our study, Topcon 3D-2000 OCT (Topcon Corporation, Tokyo, Japan).

Drs Oh found our finding of a lack of correlation …

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