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Central corneal thickness and correlation to optic disc size: a potential link for susceptibility to glaucoma
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    Analytic model for central corneal thickness and correlation to disc size
    • Afshin Parsa
    • Other Contributors:
      • Masoumeh Sanagou, Mohammad Pakravan, and Cameron F. Parsa.

    Dear Editor

    We thank Dr. Holló [1] for his comments and the opportunity to elaborate further on our findings. We had considered the point that both eyes from an individual may not be fully independent from one another. As such, in our initial analysis, we calculated the Pearson’s correlation coefficient (r) between left and right eyes for both of our measures. We found the central corneal thickness (CCT) between...

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    None declared.
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    Central corneal thickness and correlation to disc size

    Dear Editor

    In their article Pakravan et al. write on the correlation of central corneal thickness and optic disc size.[1] The authors describe a negative correlation (r= -0.284) which was statistically significant (p=0.036) for the 72 eyes investigated. These 72 eyes, however, represent 53 patients. This means that 19 patients are represented with both eyes and 34 participants with only one eye. The right and the...

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