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Central corneal thickness determined with optical coherence tomography in various types of glaucoma
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  • Published on:
    Biometric aspects and comparison with published papers
    • , Ophthalmologist, Ophthalmic Surgeon
    • Other Contributors:
      • Richard Stodtmeister

    Editor,
    In the discussion Bechmann and colleagues mention the results of Ehlers et al[1] and compare them with the results of Whitacre et al[2] without regard for generally accepted principles of interpretation.[3] Some biometrical considerations will be found in the following. In figure 4 in the paper by Ehlers et al the correlation coefficient between the correction value and corneal thickness is 0.768...

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    Tonometry and central corneal thickness
    • , Ophthalmologist
    • Other Contributors:
      • Yves C.A. Robert, Claude Kaufmann

    Editor,
    I read the article by Bechmann et al with interest, and I congratulate the authors on their work. In the discussion, they cover the entire subject of tonometry on the basis of the central corneal thickness (CCT). With the increasing number of corneal refractive procedures performed every year, this point will be associated with much uncertainty for diagnosing glaucoma in the near future. Appare...

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